health IT (HIT)

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Wearable Devices With Health IT Functions Poised To Disrupt Medicine

Fred O'Connor | PC World | May 1, 2014

The next innovation in health care may come from Silicon Valley. With Google, Apple and Samsung exploring how to incorporate health IT features into wearable devices, patients may soon provide information to doctors through devices such as smartwatches that can measure and transmit biometric data. 

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What Health Orgs Need To Know About Heartbleed

Lauren Still | Government HealthIT | April 10, 2014

As the greater health IT collective was preparing for the Windows XP end of life date, and accompanying zero-day attacks, another major security exploit hit the market without warning.

CVE-2014-0160, or Heartbleed (due to it exploiting a feature called heartbeat) nicknamed by the security firm that first publicly disclosed it, is a serious vulnerability in OpenSSL cryptographic software library.

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