As experts in Security, Optimum Healthcare IT shares our industry knowledge and insight on the latest healthcare IT trends and issues.

March 14, 2024

ViVE 2024 Takeaways: The ‘Rebel Yell’ of AI and Cybersecurity

Read Time: 5 min When the Optimum Healthcare IT experts weren’t gracing the stage as speakers, they were able to connect with fellow healthcare IT thought leaders about the current state of the healthcare industry. Here are a few of their major takeaways from ViVE 2024.
January 31, 2023

Cybersecurity Threats in Healthcare – Protect Your Patients and Business

Read Time: 4 min It is important to take cybersecurity threats in healthcare seriously and have a team of experts who can help protect you from these dangers.
November 9, 2022

How a Black Hawk Pilot Became a Healthcare Security Expert

Read Time: 5 min Brian Symonds and his team are focused on relationships and doing what’s right for our clients, their systems, and, ultimately, patients. 
October 26, 2021

Achieving Health Equity Requires a Robust IT Strategy

Read Time: 3 min HIMSS is hosting Global Health Equity Week to highlight the role organizations face in addressing healthcare equity among patients.
October 19, 2021

Healthcare Remains a Target for Cyberattacks

Read Time: 2 min Healthcare mirrors our society where our personal information is online and connected. That makes healthcare a prime target for cyberattacks.
September 9, 2020

Are Healthcare Data Breaches Increasing Because of COVID-19?

Read Time: 2 min Is COVID-19 providing more opportunities for healthcare data breaches? Year over year numbers from HHS indicate that this could be the case.
June 19, 2018

Center Stage: Ann Mausser, Executive Director, Security Services

Read Time: 4 min Welcome to Optimum Healthcare IT’s "Center Stage" series. Our service line leaders have track records of service excellence in Healthcare IT and are passionate about their work. Our goal is to improve healthcare through technology, and these leaders are how we're getting there.
May 24, 2018

Are you Prepared for the Next Cyber Attack?

Read Time: 3 min Whether it is ransomware, data breaches, or IoT (Internet of Things) risks, the healthcare industry is under attack from many different angles. The next cyber attack could happen at any moment.
October 3, 2017

Patients Rely on your Planning During Natural Disasters

Read Time: 3 min If we learn anything from hurricanes' Harvey, Irma & Maria, it's that you need a disaster recovery plan in place to recover from a natural disaster. Don't be left under water, without a plan.
May 17, 2017

Disaster Recovery – Minimizing Data Loss

Read Time: 3 min Many healthcare organizations use the terms “disaster recovery” and “business continuity” to mean the same thing, but they're not the same. Which do have and which do you need?
April 19, 2017

Mom & Dad Were Right, About HIT Security Too!

Read Time: 3 min Mom & Dad gave us the same advice so often that it turned into background noise. That advice is just as important now, as it was then. Here are 3 of those things that apply to HIT security.
February 28, 2017

Five Considerations for Implementing a Successful Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Strategy

Read Time: 3 min Each year, billions of dollars are invested industry-wide on IT Disaster Recovery (DR) as part of Business Continuity (BC) planning. Even with large monetary and time investments, well-created and tested DR plans remain one of the primary challenges facing businesses.