This document contains a framework for improving the safety and reliability of software and firmware in medical devices by using fuzzing. Fuzzing is a testing technique for locating unknown vulnerabilities and other defects by sending malformed and unexpected inputs to software.
(Tuesday, June 26, 2012)
(Friday , October 04, 2013)
OULU, FINLAND and SARATOGA, CA, USA, June 26, 2012 -- Codenomicon, the leading vendor of proactive security testing software, has joined the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium (MDISS) to enhance the security in solutions and devices in the healthcare industry.
(Tuesday , June 26, 2012)
CHICAGO (February 16, 2012) - The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) announced today that the 2012 mHealth Summit will take place Dec. 3 -5 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington D.C.
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The largest retail clinic in the country will roll out the most popular commercial EMR system throughout all its clinics.
The electronic medical record market is poised for a competitive shakeup. As Stage 2 meaningful use demands more from hospitals, many current EMR platforms just aren't cutting it, and up to half of large hospitals are ditching their old systems for new, interoperable platforms with population health capabilities.
In the first settlement of its kind, Skagit County, Washington will pay the Department of Health and Human Services $215,000 to make up for deficiencies in its HIPAA compliance program.
HHS's Office for Civil Rights launched an investigation of Skagit County after a breach report showed money receipts with electronic protected health information of seven people had been accessed after the PHI had been inadvertently moved to a publicly accessible server maintained by the county.
Stage 2 of the federal Electronic Health Records Incentive Program is underway for providers who first reached Stage 1 in 2011. Although there will not be any official statistics available for several months, anecdotal evidence suggests that this new phase is off to a slow start.