Monthly Archive: May 2016

May 22

How do we guard against ransomware attacks?

Ransomware attacks are no longer just a great script for a television show, in February it was reported that the FBI and LAPD where investigating just such an attack at the Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital. Ransomware restricts access to the software or data in some way, often using encryption then demands that the user pay a …

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May 15

USA- ONC ‘making progress’ on interoperability roadmap

  The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is on its way – as best it can tell – to hitting its three-year goals laid out in the January 2015 draft interoperability roadmap. Karen DeSalvo said, “The linear trajectory shows they are making progress.” ONC had ambitiously stated that by the end …

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