Andrea Fox

Andrea Fox is Senior Editor at Healthcare IT News. She has 20 years of experience covering numerous beats, including digital modernization, public health, environment and utilities, transportation and government policy and operations.

The Capitol
By Andrea Fox 10:24 am September 14, 2023
But restarting the paused Electronic Health Record Modernization program will first require a successful deployment at Lovell Federal Health Care Center in Chicago, says Dr. Neil Evans of the EHRM Integration Office.
Senator Mark Warner
By Andrea Fox 11:17 am September 13, 2023
In a letter to Anne Milgram, administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, they say Congress created a special registration under the SUPPORT Act "not as an option for DEA to utilize, but a requirement."
Doctors and payers sit around a table discussing claims data, prior authorizations and more.
By Andrea Fox 11:06 am September 13, 2023
The payer says its new care management platform built on Salesforce Health Cloud helps understand members' care needs better and other tools reduce the processing time for benefits administration from 24 hours to five minutes. 
Guardians of the Grid tabletop exercise board game
By Andrea Fox 10:26 am September 12, 2023
Guardians of the Grid, designed for individuals and organizations to use as a preparation tool, invites players to take their roles as cybercriminals or cyber defenders. The healthcare CISO who invented it wants to raise funding with Kickstarter.
Square quantum computer components in blue.
By Andrea Fox 06:04 am September 12, 2023
As it works to safeguard existing cybersecurity protocols from easy decryption by a future quantum computer, the agency is requesting feedback on standards for three algorithms designed to withstand quantum-powered cyberattacks.
Scripps Health building complex
By Andrea Fox 10:47 am September 11, 2023
Three states accuse nine individuals for Trickbot and Conti cyberattacks, including Maksim Galochkin, who's indicted in California for three counts related to the 2021 Scripps Health ransomware attack.
The panelists on stage
By Andrea Fox 10:17 am September 08, 2023
New patient privacy compliance resources and cross-agency approaches are coming in the next 12-24 months, and could help health systems bolster their security.
John Riggi, national advisor for cybersecurity and risk for the American Hospital Association
By Andrea Fox 10:37 am September 07, 2023
At the HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum, AHA cyber risk advisor John Riggi said health systems need to prepare now for clinical and operational contingencies as high-impact ransomware attacks increase.
NextGen Healthcare logo
By Andrea Fox 08:12 am September 07, 2023
The longtime electronic health record vendor will be taken private by the software equity firm, which says it's planning for growth and innovation of its cloud-based EHR and practice management tools.
The hands of an executive in a suit are signing a document with a pen.
By Andrea Fox 10:50 am September 06, 2023
"It remains a challenge to translate increased awareness into effective cybersecurity strategies that protect people and data," said a Proofpoint leader about new research comparing the POVs board directors and CISOs.

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