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WEDI Calls for Health IT System Cybersecurity Improvements

March 20, 2017 - WEDI is calling for increased cybersecurity investments by healthcare organizations to protect health IT infrastructure from the growing interest of cybercriminals. WEDI, a nonprofit organization focusing on using health IT for health data exchange working with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), recently drafted a white paper to inform healthcare insiders of the best ways to...


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How Does a National Patient Identifier Help Cybersecurity?

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

The latest call for a national patient identifier has come from an unlikely place — a hearing on healthcare cybersecurity convened by the House Subcommittee on Health. In written testimony for the hearing, “Examining Cybersecurity...

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