Mass General Harvard pay gap

"More than raising attention to salary sex differences in medicine, our findings highlight the fact that these differences persist even when we account for detailed factors that influence income and reflect academic productivity," said lead author Anupam Jena, MD.

By Bernie Monegain 10:38 am July 12, 2016
Female physicians at some of the foremost public medical schools in the country make much less each year than male physicians, according to a new study. Researchers found that – even after adjusting for factors likely to influence income – women physicians earn an average of $20,000 per year less than men.
By Tom Sullivan 09:37 am July 12, 2016
Much like the top 5, the next set of winners includes familiar faces among the most influential health IT experts on Twitter. 

Satana, Italian for devil or Satan, is an aggressive form of ransomware that wreaks havoc in two steps, according to the blog of internet security company Malwarebytes.

By Jessica Davis 04:34 pm July 11, 2016
Still in development, the Trojan virus is an aggressive combination of two malware strains that corrupts a Windows Master Boot Record.
By Bill Siwicki 04:29 pm July 11, 2016
Advanced Plan for Health’s analytics technology will receive consumer health data from iHealth Labs mobile devices with the aim of enabling employers to reduce employee health costs and improve health outcomes.
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm July 11, 2016
One third of U.S. consumers are interested in receiving text message reminders from their doctors to take prescribed medicine, according to the Locent Text Adherence Survey.

"The promise of precision cardiovascular medicine and care can be realized when research and technology come together to deliver new insights," said American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown.

By Jessica Davis 11:28 am July 11, 2016
The American Heart Association is partnering with Amazon Web Services, in an effort to further cardiovascular medicine with AWS cloud technology.

Patrick Conway, MD, chief medical officer of CMS, says extending the Diabetes Prevention Program into Medicare would be a boon for population health.

By Bernie Monegain 09:54 am July 11, 2016
In a boost for population health, the move would keep focus on prevention, wellness and chronic disease management.

Healthcare jobs numbers up in June, continuing upward trajectory.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:13 am July 11, 2016
Numbers in healthcare sector rising at steady pace.
By Ephraim Schwartz 08:07 am July 11, 2016
Amid the evolving cybersecurity threat landscape peppered with hackers, ransomware, nation-states gunning for coveted PHI, hospitals must safeguard against attempts to penetrate their networks. Here's a roundup of the top IDS and IPS tools for doing that.
IDS and IPS HIPAA compliance
By Ephraim Schwartz 08:06 am July 11, 2016
The challenge for IT professionals is implementation because a product isn’t truly HIPAA-compliant until the system is in place.

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