Category: Cybersecurity



Joint Commission Program Aims to Safeguard Health Data Usage

The Joint Commission has introduced a voluntary Responsible Use of Health Data Certification program for U.S. hospitals and critical-access hospitals starting from Jan. 1, 2024, aiming to guide and recognize healthcare organizations in safely transferring data for secondary use, such as quality improvement and AI development.

Ransomware Attack Causes Akumin Service Disruptions

Akumin, a provider of radiology and oncology services, has been hit by a ransomware attack, forcing them to temporarily suspend scheduling new patients, accessing patient data, and delaying most clinical and diagnostic operations

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FDA Issues Final Guidance for Medical Device Cybersecurity

The FDA has released final guidance titled “Cybersecurity in Medical Devices: Quality System Considerations and Content of Premarket Submissions,” which offers recommendations on medical device cybersecurity and the information to include in premarket submissions.

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