National Health IT Week – 2017

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NHITWeekXiologix is a Proud Partner in National Health IT Week
This October, Xiologix — as a partner in the advancement of health information technology to help improve healthcare —is a Proud Partner in National Health IT Week.  NHITWeek is an awareness week offering all healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to unite under one banner, expressing the benefits that health information technology (IT) brings to U.S. healthcare. “The Value of Health IT.” Read More

Why Top Healthcare Institutions are Moving Toward Integrated Security Solutions

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Healthcare Integrated Security Solutions

According to a report posted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, 87 percent of office-based physicians had adopted some form of electronic health record (EHR) as of 2015. This is more than double the 42 percent that had done so when data was collected in 2008. Along with an increase in EHR adoption, we have also witnessed a global healthcare revolution in data collection and research. Access to such data improves the care and quality of life of those individuals …

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A Glass-Half Full Look at Healthcare IT Security

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The healthcare industry continues to be a prime target of cyber attacks with nearly 90 percent of healthcare organizations reporting a data breach in the past two years.

One of the more troubling aspects of this upward trend is how easily someone with basic technical skills can launch an attack. The dark web teems with do-it-yourself toolkits (think malware-as-a-service) that make it easy for any ill-intended person with a small amount of technical knowledge to create and launch a malware attack. Read More