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As AI spreads through healthcare, ethical questions arise
By Mike Miliard 01:37 pm May 26, 2017
New Infosys report points to the importance of "ethical standards" for maintaining and sometimes retraining talent as automation changes workflows.

Lady Cilento Children's Hospital (Queensland Children's Hospital) under construction in Brisbane, March 2014. (Wikimedia Commons)

By Jessica Davis 12:30 pm May 26, 2017
Five Queensland Health hospitals were forced back to pencil and paper after the IT failure, and the system will likely remain sluggish for at least a week.
Most consumers would leave a healthcare provider that was struck by ransomware
By Bill Siwicki 12:20 pm May 26, 2017
A post-WannaCry survey shows that U.S. consumers are not very forgiving when it comes to organizations not able to protect their medical information.
IU, Regenstrief score $2.5 million from NIA to test new care model for patients over 50
By Bernie Monegain 11:33 am May 26, 2017
Trauma Medical Home team -- consisting of a care coordinator, a trauma surgeon, an intensive care physician and other clinicians  -- is central to new population health approach.
Hospital social media activity mostly tied to maternity, recovery
By Tom Sullivan 11:26 am May 26, 2017
San Francisco-based startup HYP3R announced a new geosocial index that ranks some 6,000 hospitals based on social media activity.
cloud hospital IT IDC
By Tom Sullivan 10:22 am May 26, 2017
IDC report says cloud services are transforming IT departments into lines of business as they acquire daily operations tasks instead of carrying them out on their own.
IoT security architecture
By Tom Sullivan 03:45 pm May 25, 2017
The new framework includes analytics, cloud security, malware protection and other services.
ransomware master keys released

Dharma Heat Map. Source: id-ransomware.malwarehunterteam.com

By Jessica Davis 03:24 pm May 25, 2017
Nearly 200 decryption keys were released and confirmed valid by security researchers, which can be used to decrypt and unlock data on infected systems.
genomic analytics software
By Mike Miliard 01:43 pm May 25, 2017
MIT-Harvard research center upgrades GATK technology, widens availability to speed precision medicine advances.
Rush Health launches HIE
By Bernie Monegain 01:25 pm May 25, 2017
The HIE aggregates clinical information from Epic and AllScripts EHRs, but plans are underway to include all electronic health record systems.

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