The healthcare industry was a major target for cybercriminals in 2015, the worst year in history for healthcare data breaches. Thus, it comes as no surprise that in 2016, information security is considered the top health IT concern. Patient data protection has become a critical business priority for all healthcare organizations, regardless of their size or scope, as every vulnerability puts their reputations and financial performance at risk. Continue reading
For more than 40 years, Düsseldorf has hosted MEDICA, the world’s leading trade fair for medical technology companies, medical device manufacturers, software and information systems development companies, and other experts from all over the world. Continue reading
The healthcare industry is going through a digital revolution. Hospitals pay more attention to technology than ever before. Both patients and professionals realize the benefits of telemedicine, mHealth, wearables, and smart devices and systems. Patient electronic medical records are entered online, letting patients access their own health data from home, helping doctors collaborate with each other remotely, and giving medical researchers access to millions of healthcare records.
But this transformation comes at the cost of security. Digital patient records have become a prime target for hackers due to the huge amount of sensitive information they contain. According to the newly released Study on Privacy and Security of Healthcare Data by the Ponemon Institute, nearly 90% of healthcare organizations experienced at least one data breach in the past two years, and 45% of them had more than five. Continue reading
In the Information Age, Big Data rules the world. The data volumes are growing faster than ever before, and by the year 2020, IDC predicts that about 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every human being on our planet. However, Big Data is more than just loads of information; it is even more than a mere technology. It is an innovative tool for real-time analysis, planning, forecasting, and finally, instantaneous and efficient decision-making. Big Data represents a new competitive advantage for any company in any industry today. Continue reading
More than 13 years of experience in the MedTech industry, dozens of successfully completed projects, and recognition of the international community—all this makes Auriga an attractive partner for medical device manufacturers. We offer the full range of software services, from prototyping to maintenance and support, providing high-quality products for wired and wireless medical devices, information systems, diagnostic visualization, telemedicine, and more. The solutions developed at Auriga are used daily in hundreds of hospitals for 24*7 and remote patient monitoring, laboratory diagnostics, and medical institution workflow. Continue reading