Catching a bug Medical providers beef up cybersecurity following ransomware, other attacks (access required)

Before anyone can log into the computer network at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, they must pass through a multifactor authentication process that adds biometric and other security procedures to the standard username-password combination. “This way, even if a hacker has figured out the username and password of an authorized user, there are additional obstacles to penetrating our system,” said Holy Name CEO Michael Maron.

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New BD software tackling hospital drug diversion

Franklin Lakes-based medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Co.), unveiled a new software application designed to help hospitals and health systems identify drug diversion at the 2018 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting this week in Anaheim, Calif.

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