With cloud migrations, proper planning, oversight and management go a long way, says Penn Medicine’s Associate Vice-President of Information Services Jim Beinlich – just like they do with any successful technology pilot or rollout.
Leaders know that the IT department alone cannot secure an organisation, and that the easiest path to breach the best technical defenses is through their people, writes Rod Piechowski, VP of thought advisory for HIMSS.
Medical devices must be managed from a security perspective, but also from an operational perspective. Using analytics to establish behavior baselines helps support risk assessments, find malfunctions and enhance staff productivity.
As use cases for healthcare video technology get more diverse, its best to take a full lifecycle approach that’s managed centrally with standardized capabilities, says John Donohue, Penn Medicine’s associate VP for enterprise infrastructure services.
Putting an infosec program into place is a balancing act, requiring a very careful approach and significant involvement from a wide array of stakeholders, says Penn Medicine CISO Dan Costantino.
Digital transformation has to be at the core of business, policy and strategy, argues Dr Sam Shah, NHS England director of digital development.
Dr Layla McCay, director of international relations at the NHS Confederation, writes about a new initiative to sequence a million genomes by 2022 in Europe.