Tag: Healthcare

On July 13, 2015, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar entitled “Cybersecurity and Healthcare”. With the numerous data breaches in health care over the last several years, it almost appears that a patient having any expectation of privacy and security of their information is unreasonable. In 2015 alone, tens of millions of personal …

On April 8, 2015, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar entitled “Information Risk Management in Healthcare: At any cost… really?” Recent data breaches and the high visibility around the changes in the threat, from internal to external, has generated a growing chorus that healthcare organizations must now get serious about cybersecurity. While much …

On January 15, 2015, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar entitled “Cybersecurity: Implications for Nursing Professions”. [su_nci_player link_to_video=”http://recordings.excelsior.edu/Cyber%20Security%20in%20Nursing.mp4″] The growing impact of cybersecurity in healthcare, which includes focusing within these organizations on protecting patient information, is highly relevant to the practice of nursing. Nursing professionals have always been central to the quality and …

On October 21, 2014, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “Cybersecurity of Medical Devices.” The webinar discussed the impact that cybersecurity practices have on medical devices, the regulatory pressures and patient safety concerns, the contributions of IT departments and biomedical engineers, and the specific steps an organization can take to manage medical …

On August 18, 2014, the National Cybersecurity Institute hosted a webinar on the “Cybersecurity Threats in Healthcare.” The webinar addressed the challenges in healthcare cyber security especially after the healthcare industry has moved from paper-based records to more digital information transferred electronically; the fact that increased the risk of unauthorized disclosure of protected health information. …

Saratoga Hospital has selected Excelsior College as an education partner in order to streamline access to undergraduate and graduate degree programs for hospital staff nurses and other employees. Excelsior College, a designated Center of Excellence in Nursing Education, offers degree programs in nursing, health sciences, liberal arts, business and technology. Employees who enroll in undergraduate …