Hospital Data

Aug 4, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services released specifications for reporting certain COVID-19 laboratory data as required by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
Aug 3, 2020
The FBI is providing warning that a group of Iran-based malicious cyber actors was attempting to exploit CVE-2020-5902 as of early July 2020. This group has conducted a significant number of intrusions against US-based networks since August 2019, leveraging several CVEs pertaining to Virtual…
Jul 28, 2020
On 20 July, 2020, the first of what would become almost 4,000 unsecured and public-facing databases were completely destroyed. No explanation or ransom note was provided in what has been dubbed the ‘meow’ attacks. A number of recommendations on mitigating Meow attacks are available in the full…
Jul 27, 2020
The Emotet botnet, administered by the cybercrime group TA542, emerged from a five-month hiatus on July 13, 2020. Emotet, the number one malware of 2019, infects new devices by enticing victims to execute malicious macros embedded in Microsoft Word documents. Once infected, the devices may be…
Jul 24, 2020
The data in these infographics comes from American Hospital Association Fast Facts on U.S. Hospitals 2020. The data is from FY2018.
Jul 14, 2020
The Trump administration is poised to ask governors to consider sending in the National Guard to hospitals to help improve data collection about novel coronavirus patients, supplies and capacity, according to draft letters, internal emails and hospital sector officials familiar with the plans, the…
Jul 14, 2020
Following the announcement of changes to its process for collecting daily COVID-19-reated data from hospitals, the Department of Health and Human Services today asked hospitals to prioritize the reporting of seven data fields starting tomorrow, July 15:
Jun 4, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services released guidance specifying what data laboratories must report to HHS along with their COVID-19 test results, the method for submission, and the data reporting and transmission requirements.
May 21, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services will work this year with the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs and private sector stakeholders to develop a governance structure to improve and align federal health care quality programs while reducing administrative burden, according to a…
May 21, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services will work this year with the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs and private sector stakeholders to develop a governance structure to improve and align federal health care quality programs while reducing administrative burden, according to a…