Information Assurance wants your input on a new cybersecurity eLearning module that will be released early next year.
It’s been a successful first 12 months of cyber safety topics; from tax fraud, encryption, traveling with technology, to phishing and password safety. We’ve given a breakfast basket from Great Harvest Bread Company to 11 quiz winners this year and over 50 swag boxes during October’s Cyber Awareness Month.
The information below was sent to the IT Security Community and Frontline Notify group via email on November 22, 2019.
Between mid-November 2019 and late-March 2020, some (but not all) Windows users will see a "pop-up," asking them to download and install a required software upgrade.
During the week of October 21, 2019, healthcare data and analytics practitioners from across the U.S. and Canada descended upon Ann Arbor to participate in the annual conference of the Healthcare Data & Analytics Association (HDAA)—hosted by Michigan Medicine. The theme of this year’s conference was The Art of Data & Analytics.
The relationship between research and IT is complex. Erin Dietrich, HITS senior director, and her team are on a mission to strengthen the relationship between researchers and HITS, improve the customer experience, and raise awareness of IT services.
Michigan Medicine employees and students are required to use passwords to access various applications and business systems in their daily work. Because it can be difficult to keep track of multiple passwords, some people choose a simple password they can remember (e.g., their date of birth, a pet’s name, or another easily discovered piece of personal information), keep an insecure record of their passwords (e.g., written on a Post-it next to their computer), or reuse the same password across multiple accounts.
How did we survive before the internet? With all the advantages the internet provides, it also introduces risks such as: computer viruses, websites with malicious intentions, increased visibility of our personal information, and more.
DevOps is a set of practices that automates the processes between software development and operation teams that historically functioned in relative silos. The HITS DevOps team will provide a new service aligning with these practices.
Michigan, like most of the country, is in desperate need of more child psychiatrists. More than 100,000 Michigan children have been diagnosed with depression, anxiety, or ADHD. Yet, fewer than 250 psychiatrists are trained to treat children in the state. The shortage means pediatricians and other primary care providers often end up treating adolescent mental health issues.
Phishing is a fraudulent practice of sending emails that portray reputable companies or people in order to encourage individuals to reveal personal information or to infect your computer with viruses.
The latest system upgrade for MiChart, Michigan Medicine's electronic health record, was successfully completed at 4:33 a.m. on Sunday, October 20. The most notable enhancement for every MiChart user is the Storyboard, a redesigned workspace for users that replaces the Patient Header and provides quicker access to key details and common actions without switching screens.
Visit the MiChart 2019 Upgrade webpage where additional updates will continue to be posted. Those who have not completed their eLearning should do so within the MLearning portal. To access the Upgrade Tip Sheets, visit the Upgrade Training Resources webpage.
Many thanks to all teams who contributed to making the Go-Live a success.
This Sunday, October 20, is the next upgrade for MiChart, the electronic health system for Michigan Medicine.
Later this month, Michigan Medicine will honor its most dedicated employees — those who have been with the organization for 45, 40 and 30 years. Headlines interviewed Nadine Korc, HITS IT customer relationship manager, who is celebrating 45 years with Michigan Medicine. She said the most satisfying thing about her career has been the diverse opportunities and experiences.
Whether it be for employment, finance or recreation, you’ve likely accumulated a proliferation of accounts and passwords.
The Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) Service Desk is searching for students, recent graduates or other qualified workers to join its entry-level apprenticeship program. The program is a partnership between Michigan Medicine and Washtenaw Community College (WCC).
This information was sent to U-M IT staff groups through email on October 4, 2019. It is intended for U-M IT staff who were affected by the password data breach at Chegg.
During October — which is Cybersecurity Awareness Month — Michigan Medicine Information Assurance is emphasizing personal accountability and stressing the importance of taking practical steps to enhance cybersecurity both at home and in the workplace.
This month marks a special milestone: three years since Health Information Technology & Services formed. To commemorate the anniversary, HITS published a Year in Review, an interactive website highlighting some of the organization’s major accomplishments and inspiring staff.
What exactly is “virtual care?” Perhaps you envision someone sitting at home on the couch, clutching a box of tissues in one hand and FaceTime/Skype chatting with their doctor in the other? Or a parent on the phone with the pediatrician’s office, hoping to find out why their child’s fever isn’t responding to over-the-counter medications?