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Information Security in Healthcare Facilities

Vantage News | August 7th, 2018

Healthcare facilities are not immune to hacking; a reality made painfully clear when last year’s WannaCry ransomware crippled organizations around the world, including healthcare facilities. And according to a 2017 Identity Theft Resource Center report, just over 25% of all data breaches occurred in the healthcare industry. There is no denying ...
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NACUBO Conference Highlights from an IT Professional

Vantage News | August 2nd, 2018

In this post, Senior Consultant Joanna Grama shares her thoughts and insights from the 2018 NACUBO Conference in Long Beach, California. What is NACUBO? From the opening reception on the Queen Mary, to a bold and amazing keynote speaker, the NACUBO Annual Conference held in Long Beach from July 21-24 was a chock-full of unexpected ...
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Cedars-Sinai Playa Vista Wins Two Design Awards

Vantage News | July 31st, 2018

Congratulations to the Cedars-Sinai Playa Vista Physician Office and Urgent Care facility for winning two healthcare design awards recently. The project won an AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Award for adaptive reuse of an existing building to a healthcare use and the Best Project for Interiors/Tenant Improvement, Southern California in the ENR ...
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7 Innovative Lessons for Implementing Information Security in Higher Education

Vantage News | July 10th, 2018

As more institutions address the rising tides of information security threats, constrained budgets and a shortage of skilled information security professionals, higher education will witness many more new and inventive approaches to improving information security. ​  Information Security is a Priority, But Progress is Difficult Information ...
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Taking Healthcare Simulation to the Next Level at USciences

Vantage News | July 9th, 2018

Philadelphia-based University of the Sciences or USciences has been preparing students to be leaders and practitioners in the healthcare and science fields since 1821. They were the first college of pharmacy in North America and now have more than 30 degree-granting programs in health sciences, bench sciences, and healthcare business and ...
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Vantage Welcomes New Senior Consultant Earl Follis

Vantage News | July 2nd, 2018

Vantage Technology Consulting Group is excited to announce that Earl Follis is joining our firm as a Senior Consultant on the Strategic Consulting Team. Earl has more than 25 years of experience in technology as a consultant, trainer, analyst, evangelist and technology writer. He has worked for many of the top names in IT including IBM, ...
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NYU Langone Opens New Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital-34th Street in New York City

Vantage News | June 26th, 2018

On June 24, NYU Langone Health opened the doors to a new inpatient healthcare facility, the Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion. The building includes the new Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital-34th Street which is the first children’s hospital built in New York City in almost 15 years. At the entrance to the Children’s Hospital, Spot, ...
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Congratulations to Sutter Health CPMC as Mission Bernal Campus Clears a Final Hurdle

Vantage News | June 25th, 2018

Congratulations to our client Sutter Health CPMC for receiving the Certificate of Occupancy from Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) last week for their new Mission Bernal campus in San Francisco. OSHPD monitors the construction, renovation, and seismic safety of hospitals, and certifies when new healthcare facilities ...
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Creating an Information Security Strategy for Higher Education

Vantage News | June 20th, 2018

Part 2 in our Information Security series provides insights on developing an Information Security strategy for higher education. In Part 1, Should We Worry About Information Security in Higher Education, we identified the security issues and threats in higher education and reviewed how a reactive or ad hoc approach to information security is ...
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Vantage Welcomes New Senior Consultant Joanna Grama

Vantage News | June 19th, 2018

Vantage Technology Consulting Group is excited to announce that Joanna Grama is joining our firm as a Senior Consultant. Joanna has more than 15 years of experience in higher education with a strong focus in law, IT security policy, compliance, governance and data privacy. Joanna is a member of the U.S. Department of Homeland ...
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