Tag Archives: Hospitals

Ransomware attacks more rampant than many hospitals might think, Kaspersky says

According to a new report from Kaspersky Lab, healthcare employees in the U.S. and Canada not only admit their organizations have fallen victim to ransomware cybersecurity attacks, they also claim it wasn’t a one-time occurrence. The report, titled “Cyber Pulse: The State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare,” stems from a survey conducted by research firm Opinion… Read More »

OIG raises concerns about safety in long-term care hospitals

Dive Brief: Roughly one in five Medicare patients in long-term care hospitals experienced adverse events, and another 25% experienced temporary harmful events, according to a new report by the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG). More than half (53%) of the adverse events patients suffered caused F level harm, meaning they prolonged the LTCH stay, became… Read More »