Articles by author: Davy Wittock

From Administrative Tasks to Speedy Diagnoses, Healthcare Workers Can Harness the Power of AI to Alleviate Work Pressure

AI to alleviate work pressure

Recent findings from FAU’s College of Nursing highlight widespread reservations among nursing professionals and students about the incorporation of artificial intelligence (AI) in their practices. This apprehension centers around AI’s potential impact on the human-centric nature of nursing and patient care. The study comes at a time when healthcare systems are increasingly turning to…

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The Role of AI in Nursing: Aiding Healthcare Workers Without Losing the Human Touch

Recent studies from FAU’s College of Nursing reveal significant apprehension among nursing professionals and students regarding the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) in nursing. Over half of the respondents express concerns about AI’s impact on the human elements essential to effective care. This skepticism underscores a crucial moment in healthcare—how can technology enhance rather…

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Personal Responsibility in Cybersecurity is the Cornerstone of a Holistic Strategy for Protecting Healthcare from Cyber Threats

Emphasizing personal responsibility in cybersecurity is essential for forging a resilient defense against the rising tide of cyber threats targeting the healthcare sector. The cybersecurity community is abuzz in the wake of a devastating ransomware attack on Change Healthcare. U.S. senators, led by Senator Elizabeth Warren, call for greater transparency from the Cybersecurity…

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Balancing Cybersecurity and Privacy: Why the Healthcare Industry Needs Stronger Laws to Protect Patient Privacy

As healthcare institutions continue to digitize their patient data, the cybersecurity measures safeguarding this sensitive information have surged to the forefront of industry discussions. The discussion has been further ignited by the new directives aimed at strengthening the partnership between public entities and private healthcare providers. Navigating the complex relationship between cybersecurity and privacy…

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Preventing Cyberattacks on Healthcare Agencies: Why Agencies Need Clear Guidelines and Advanced Security Tools

Following a significant ransomware attack on Change Healthcare that disrupted the healthcare system, U.S. senators, including Senator Elizabeth Warren, have demanded immediate action to address cybersecurity vulnerabilities. They have pressed the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to disclose its response and assess cybersecurity threats more broadly. This demand underscores the growing concern over…

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With Pressure From Government Officials, CISA’s Role in Managing Healthcare Cybersecurity is at the Forefront

In recent weeks, the cybersecurity landscape has once again ignited concern and is in the spotlight following a severe ransomware attack on Change Healthcare, a critical player in the U.S. healthcare system. The incident disrupted services extensively, prompting urgent call to action from political figures. Three U.S. Senators, led by Senator Elizabeth Warren, have…

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Rigorous Audits of Third-Party Vendors are Crucial for Patient Data Protection in Healthcare

Recent cyberattacks targeting healthcare organizations have highlighted critical vulnerabilities in their third-party partnerships and underscored the necessity of stringent cyber hygiene practices. As these institutions grapple with the dual challenges of maintaining patient care and protecting sensitive data, the importance of a comprehensive cybersecurity audit becomes ever more apparent. This need to safeguard patient…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Old Systems are Creating Cybersecurity Challenges for Healthcare Orgs
April 26, 2024

Healthcare organizations face significant hurdles in maintaining strong and secure cybersecurity measures as tech evolves. Some of that is due to aging network infrastructures and high costs of essential software, which have created complex cybersecurity challenges. As healthcare continues to rely increasingly on digital solutions for patient care, the stakes for securing these systems…

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Navigating Cyber Risk Management in Healthcare Means Handling the Small Alerts and Big Alarms
April 26, 2024

In an era where digital dependencies are integral to healthcare operations, cyber risk management in healthcare requires addressing the big events and attending to the small ones. This urgent need to address and mitigate cyber vulnerabilities was a key discussion point during a MarketScale Experts Talk discussion on continued cybersecurity threats in healthcare. The…

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