Privacy & Security

Respected surgeon pens plea in Annals of Surgery urging increased use of electronic prescribing platforms to stem the tide of opiate misuse.
In the final interview installment, David Engelhardt of ReadyDock Inc., speaks of how the company’s collaboration with Samsung can clean a device of bacteria and data alike.
In Part 2 of his interview with HCA News, David Engelhardt, the founder of ReadyDock Inc., discussed the company's chemical-free mobile and tablet disinfection device designed to mitigate the burden of hospital-acquired infections. Here, Engelhardt details how ReadyDock’s technology works and infection-causing bacteria it can kill.
David Engelhardt, the founder of ReadyDock Inc., met up with HCA News for an interview at the HIMSS17 conference in Orlando, Florida. ReadyDock is chemical-free mobile and tablet disinfection device designed to mitigate the burden of hospital-acquired infections. In this section, Engelhardt speaks of the severity and complexity of the infection issue.
Trivalent has released a new encryption and file shredding technology, Trivalent Protect, at the HIMSS17 meeting. The new service, which works with the Windows OS, uses AES256 bit encryption and was labeled as the "next-generation" of data protection by the company.
Trivalent’s Vice President of Products Yiannis Vassiliades sat down with HCA News to talk about challenges for the industry and the HIMSS experience.
Yiannis Vassiliades of Trivalent details how building data security for defense informs healthcare information security.
At HIMSS17 in Orlando, Florida, Yiannis Vassiliades of Trivalent spoke with HCA News about the cybersecurity risks associated with the healthcare industry, giving a basic example of the potential problems seen in day-to-day life and detailing his background in IT security and his organization’s aims.
At HIMSS17 in Orlando, Florida, HCA News spoke with Ashish Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer at Spectralink. Spectralink's communications technology is nearly ubiquitous in hospitals, and Sharma discussed the move from simple, utilitarian devices to the creation of new, integrated touchscreen units.
Ransomware, which is expanding at a rapid rate, has crippled several hospital systems and hurt patient care, warranting close attention and proper steps to address these concerns.
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