CliniSync, the nonprofit statewide health information exchange for Ohio, offered a year-end 2017 report, noting that almost all of its 157 hospitals are in production or live, sending results and reports to practices.
The Chicago-based Allscripts, one of the most prevalent EHR (electronic health record) vendors in the world, is still working to restore some of its IT systems following a ransomware attack last week.
Inaccuracies in EHR problem list–based comorbidity data can lead to incorrect determinations of case mix, according to a study that took place at two southern California Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers.
The percentage of global companies reporting financially motivated cyber-attacks has doubled over the past two years, with 50 percent of surveyed companies associating ransom as the leading motivation for attacks over other attacks, including insider threats, hacktivism and competition, according to a report by Radware.
Health IT vendor Allscripts has acknowledged that it is investigating a ransomware incident that has impacted a limited number of its applications.
The federal Agency for Healthcare Research Quality plans to spend up to $5 million in fiscal 2018 to support as many as eight patient safety learning laboratories.