HAP Blog

November 14, 2023

Are You Protecting Yourself Against Ransomware?

The rise of digital health care has had its benefits over the years, bringing hospitals and other medical facilities into the modern age. We are far from the days of sending faxes from one wing of the hospital to the other and hoping someone happens to be standing by the machine.

October 31, 2023

What is ‘Smart’ Emergency Management?

Emergency management (EM) is one of many fields in health care that could potentially benefit from so-called “smart” technologies, but it’s not easy to get started without first doing your homework.

May 16, 2023

Stay Vigilant Against Cyberattacks

Citing the rise in cyberattacks against hospitals and other public health organizations, the federal government last month launched free training for health care workers, as well as a new analysis of the hospital cybersecurity landscape.

April 13, 2023

Is AI the Future of Emergency Management?

It’s easy to look at the possibilities for AI and extrapolate what it will mean for health care. Some scenarios are more fanatical—or perhaps Orwellian—than others, but there is limitless potential.

March 15, 2023

4 Lessons from our National Cybersecurity Plan

The cyber stakes for health care can be a little startling when you think about the big picture. Every day, we better understand the threats our hospitals and other public health organizations face as we transition to a more digitally focused health care system.