Healthcare IT Archives - Adaptus

"The system contained sensitive data, including credit card numbers, bank account information, medical information and Social Security numbers," said Quest officials in a statement. "Lab results were not provided to AMCA and were not exposed in the breach."

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Monitoring of networks, endpoints, and cloud assets is a continuing cybersecurity challenge for many healthcare organizations, according to CynergisTek’s 2019 annual report. This is bad news because the attack surface at healthcare organizations is rapidly expanding as more systems and devices access their networks, it noted. Particularly disturbing, CynergisTek found that healthcare organizations’ compliance rate with the […]

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The patient lying on the emergency room table in front of Paul Pugsley was having a stroke. Time was running out. Pugsley, an emergency medicine resident at Maricopa Medical Center, knew he needed to send the patient for a CT scan. But when Pugsley looked over at the computer screen at the side of the room, […]

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A family care clinic in Missouri says those investigating and mitigating a recent ransomware attack discovered that its systems were “loaded with a variety of malware programs.” “It is not uncommon for a thorough forensics investigation to find other issues across a computer environment – that will range from unpatched systems to malware to open ports,” says […]

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A week after #Allscripts was hit with a #ransomware attack that disrupted patient care services of hundreds of its healthcare clients, a class action lawsuit has been filed against the cloud-based electronic health records vendor for allegedly "failing to secure its systems and data from cyberattacks, including ransomware attacks."

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