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Mercy Technology Services creates nationwide data network with SAP

Mercy Technology Services, the information technology division of the St. Louis-based health system, has unveiled what it calls a data orchestration and insights network. The nationwide effort aims to help with analytics to inform new evidence-based approaches to care delivery. WHY IT MATTERSThe network, developed with help from vendor SAP seeks to help healthcare stakeholders… Read More »

Phishing aimed at payroll direct deposits also hits patient data

Wise Health System is notifying about 36,000 patients that their health information may have been compromised after several employees were victimized by a phishing attack. Also See: How regular phishing drills keep providers’ data safe At Wise Health, a three-hospital delivery system in the Fort Worth region of Texas, intruders obtained usernames and passwords and… Read More »

8 steps to recover quickly (and well) from a data breach

Start with the local police so the attack can be made official and a paper trail initiated. Contact the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.fbi.gov/investigate/cyber. Next is the Secret Service, which has an Electronic Crimes Task Force to report cyberattacks at www.secretservice.gov. Also contact the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team in the Department of… Read More »