The lawsuit was filed as an alleged violation of the federal False Claims Act. A recently unsealed federal whistleblower lawsuit alleges that dozens of Indiana hospitals engaged in a pattern of overcharging patients for their electronic medical records (EMRs), according to a recent report in Becker’s Hospital Review. The report…
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on cybersecurity in healthcare. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity Task Force also just released a report suggesting that current guidelines are not adequate to meet the current situation. The hearing was prompted…
EDITOR'S NOTE: Edward Roche, in association with RACmonitor, is writing a series on the need for healthcare facilities in the U.S. to protect themselves from cybercriminals demanding ransom for patient records. This is the third installment in a series of reports on the ransomware crisis facing America’s hospitals. The world…
EDITOR'S NOTE: Edward Roche, in association with RACmonitor, is writing a series on the need for healthcare facilities in the U.S. to protect themselves from cybercriminals demanding ransom for patient records. This is the second piece in a series of reports on the ransomware crisis. Hospitals are under attack, as…