Tag Archives: healthcare

Healthcare ransomware environment worsens, Beazley warns

In the first quarter of 2019, the number of ransomware attack notifications received by Beazley Breach Services doubled, compared with the same quarter last year. Not only has the frequency of attacks skyrocketed, but attackers are shifting focus by targeting larger organizations and demanding higher ransom payments. In 2015 and 2016, ransomware was a significant… Read More »

New Non-Profit Aims to Develop Digital Medicine Research, Standards – Xtelligent Healthcare Media

By Eric Wicklund May 22, 2019 – A newly formed non-profit in the mHealth and telehealth ecosystem aims to support “the development of digital medicine through interdisciplinary collaboration, research, teaching, and the promotion of best practices.” The Boston-based Digital Medicine Society (DiMe) announced itself earlier this month with a call for new members and the unveiling… Read More »

Appalachian Regional Healthcare rolls out tele-ICU across 12 hospitals

Lexington, Kentucky-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare is deploying new tele-ICU capabilities across all of its dozen hospitals in Kentucky and West Virginia. WHY IT MATTERSWorking in partnership with vendor Advanced ICU Care, which provides telemedicine technology and services, the health system kicked off the implementation this week at Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center in Kentucky, with… Read More »