The Blog Days of Winter: Top Healthcare Blogs of 2019

In our list of the Top Healthcare Blogs, we scoured the internet for the most reputable, intriguing, and frequently updated Healthcare blogs. For this edition, we’ve selected our top 10; those blogs, forums, niche industry publications, and medical professional resources that just plain get it. They understand that healthcare innovation is worthless without focusing on…

Turning Healthcare IT On Its Ear

With access to the cutting-edge technology and highly-skilled engineering personnel of the two organizations, Baystate Health and VertitechIT have announced the formation of a new company to meet the increasingly complex IT needs of medical practices, clinics, and healthcare social service organizations in western Massachusetts and northern Connecticut. BaytechIT is a first of its kind…

Never Too Small to Lose the Security War

  Healthcare organizations will spend more money on IT security in 2018 than ever before. But the statistics suggest these cybersecurity warriors may be taking one step forward and two steps back. Comparing U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HIPAA violation data for calendar year 2017 versus unofficial tallies year to date, it would…

IoMT: Keep Up or Clean Up

When your smart thermostat fails, your home may get a little overheated. The breach of a security camera might result in a break in or a stolen package off the front porch. But failure of an Internet-connected heart monitor or the hacking of a device configured to remind an elderly patient to take their hypertension…