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By Bernie Monegain 11:22 am June 30, 2016
A third-party vendor is responsible for the security breach of the protected health information of 4,300 patients at Mass. General. Hospital executives posted an apology on its website on June 29.
By 11:13 am June 30, 2016
Discovered by two security researchers, JavaScript ransomware provides hackers with an advantage over traditional .exe files, according to the cybersecurity company, Proofpoint.
Hillary Clinton reveals big technology agenda

Hillary Clinton's recently released technology agenda would boost opportunities for women and Millennialls.

By Bernie Monegain 10:47 am June 30, 2016
Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, revealed her Tech & Innovation Agenda on June 28 while on – where else? – the campaign trail.
By Jessica Davis 04:48 pm June 29, 2016
In an interview with Bloomberg, the president hinted at his potential post-White House plans.

Brian Yeaman, MD

By Mike Miliard 03:12 pm June 29, 2016
Coordinated Care Oklahoma, working with technology partners Cerner and Browsersoft, has connected with the U.S. Department of Defense, and it's being billed as the first time an agency using Cerner is providing electronic health records to the DoD.

Vice President Joe Biden

By Mike Miliard 11:37 am June 29, 2016
At the Cancer Moonshot Summit in Washington June 29, Biden announced a long list of federal and health industry initiatives meant to harness technological and clinical advances to make significant headway in the fight against the disease.

"This consortium exists because we all arrived at the same important conclusion: we need to collaborate across health systems to cure cancer," said Lincoln Nadauld, MD, executive director of Intermountain Precision Genomics.

By Mike Miliard 10:40 am June 29, 2016
Intermountain Healthcare, Stanford Cancer Institute, Providence Health & Services, Catholic Health Initiative and Henry Ford Health System have joined with precision medicine company Syapse for OPeN, the Oncology Precision Network.

VA oncologists Michael Kelley, left, and Neil Spector review a Watson for Genomics DNA analysis report. Today at Vice President Biden’s National Cancer Moonshot Summit, IBM announced a partnership with the Veterans Administration to tackle cancer for veterans. (Photo: Martha Hoelzer)

By Bernie Monegain 09:14 am June 29, 2016
The effort will help doctors boost access to precision medicine for 10,000 VA veterans with cancer.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:18 pm June 28, 2016
Medical imaging vendors are operating in a "churn" market, according to a new peer60 report, as hospitals experiment in finding which image sharing features mean the most to them.
By Jessica Davis 03:06 pm June 28, 2016
Unique copies of the records – apparently stolen from three large health organizations and a U.S. insurance company – are being offered for as much as $485,000 worth of bitcoin, according to the website DeepDotWeb.

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