Concerns are frequently expressed by both clinicians and consumers around the usability and safety of technology in healthcare.
Ransomware has been around for decades but is increasingly becoming more aggressive and frequent.
Technology has always played a critical part in the delivery of health care, and has now permeated almost every aspect of general business activity for the healthcare sector.
Organisations around the world are currently reeling from what is being called the worst ransomware outbreak to date, with the UK's National Health Service (NHS) having been particularly badly hit by the attack.
Andrew Tucker, CEO of ITonCloud, joins us to discuss patient record security and whether the answer is in the cloud.
In 2016, we saw advancements realising efficiencies across a variety of industries. Healthcare should be no exception, yet we see physicians expressing concern about the future role of data and technology in their day-to-day operations. In the recent Philips Future Health Index, 54% of Australian healthcare professionals expressed concern about data overload from connected devices and the impact it will have on their ability to perform their core role: the provision of care.
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