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Meditology Services Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Meditology Services has announced the achievement of a major milestone of 10 years of service to the healthcare industry. Meditology began in 2010 with founding Partner Cliff Baker’s bold vision to establish the most sought-after brand in healthcare security, privacy, and compliance. Read More

Hospitals Make Themselves a Target for Cyber Attacks

Cyber attacks on hospitals are on the rise because the targets are ripe and the payoff worthwhile. Last week, the FBI, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency published an advisory based on credible information "of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers." Read More

Dealing with Ransomware Attacks in Healthcare: Five CEOs Respond

The FBI recently announced a potentially significant ransomware attack on the healthcare sector. Ransomware groups are becoming more sophisticated and efficient in their ability to deploy ransomware attacks. The challenges presented by COVID-19 have only increased the target on health systems. KLAS posed the following three questions to five CEOs at healthcare-focused cybersecurity firms: Read More

Cybersecurity Advisory a 'Call to Arms' for Healthcare CIOs

A cybersecurity advisory from the federal government not only puts healthcare CIOs on high alert but also signals a call to arms. Last week, the FBI, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued a joint cybersecurity advisory warning healthcare organizations of an "increased and imminent cybercrime threat." Read More

Urgent Bulletin: FBI Alert on Imminent Ransomware Attack on U.S. Hospitals

Meditology Services has been advised of a credible and imminent ransomware attack on the US healthcare system from an eastern European criminal group. The FBI, HHS, DHS, the CISA, and several other sources have advised that a coordinated attack on the healthcare system is planned for over 400 healthcare entities and may already be underway. The CISA reports, “CISA, FBI, and HHS have credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers. Read More

“Defense in Depth”: Why a Layered Approach Is Needed to Secure Data

As healthcare organizations grapple with the myriad challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the one thing that has remained a constant is change. From how IT teams collaborate to how care is delivered, the landscape has evolved dramatically - and that means the security strategy must do the same to keep pace. Whereas in years past, lost or stolen laptops and USB drives were the key concern, now CISOs are dealing with a more nefarious foe. Read More

Time-Crunched Doctors Are Relying on Remote-Working Scribes to Take Notes via Video Call

Article by Sarah Kwon and Kaiser Health News | Podiatrist Dr. Mark Lewis greets his first patient of the morning in his suburban Seattle exam room and points to a tiny video camera mounted on the right rim of his glasses. “This is my scribe, Jacqueline,” he says. “She can see us and hear us.” Read More

Meditology Expands Enterprise Risk Reporting Services

Meditology Services has announced a major expansion of their services to help healthcare entities automate and mature enterprise risk reporting models. Meditology’s Enterprise Risk Management Reporting services for healthcare entities leverages leading practices from premier healthcare organizations to enhance visibility, informed decision making, and accountability for managing enterprise risk. Read More

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Tuesday, February 2nd - Wednesday, February 3rd | Virtual Forum

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