August 15, 2022:- Cynerio, one of the top providers of healthcare IoT cybersecurity, recently released a report executed in partnership with the Ponemon Institute that analyzes the current effects of cyberattacks on healthcare facilities and network-connected IoT and medical devices. The description details alarming trends, including general and repeated attacks, financial casualties measured in the millions, and recurring failures to take basic cybersecurity measures.
August 15, 2022: -During his tenure at Oscar Health, Gaurang Choksi acknowledged a disconnect regarding the inclusive care that diverse patients required. He remembers customers looking for a health care clinician who represented them, but that wasn’t possible. Meanwhile, those patients sometimes had difficulty connecting with doctors from other backgrounds because their needs weren’t fully understood.
August 15, 2022: -The federal government has been working to prepare the industry for a world of patient and bulk access to healthcare data. In 2021, the first steps were implemented when hospitals were required to provide access to population health data via an FHIR (fast healthcare interoperability resources) Bulk Data API. The standard defines how healthcare data is stored and exchanged between different systems. Essentially, FHIR has been designed to solve the data challenges widely faced by the healthcare industry (i.e., disparate data sources, untimely access, information silos, outdated legacy infrastructure, etc.).
August 15, 2022: -Novant Health, a US healthcare provider, is alerting patients of a potential data breach resulting from an erroneous configuration of an online tracking tool from the corporation behind Facebook.
Because of technological improvements, the healthcare industry, like most others, is growing at a breakneck pace. Emerging trends in healthcare, such as IoT, AI, and blockchain, have provided new opportunities for the healthcare industry. New technologies have made the lives of healthcare workers and patients easier, with a variety of benefits that these technological advancements can bring to medical services.