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ransomware attack
By Jessica Davis 04:21 pm June 28, 2017
By adding a local, read-only file, users can block a potential Petya attack. But unlike WannaCry, researchers haven’t found a permanent way to stop the spread of the virus.
MACRA QPP reporting
By Mike Miliard 03:53 pm June 28, 2017
Despite the flexibility promised by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the vast majority of physicians say detailed QPP rules are too burdensome.
By Mike Miliard 03:05 pm June 28, 2017
Moving beyond the PDF, the medical center enables precision CDS for advanced oncology.
combat spear-phishing
By Bill Siwicki 02:53 pm June 28, 2017
The Sentinel system is designed to grab spear-phishing e-mails and social communications before they reach targeted employees. The system comes with APIs for various channels.
Philips buys medical device maker

Royal Philips CEO Frans van Houten

By Bernie Monegain 02:01 pm June 28, 2017
Merger expected to speed the growth of image-guided therapy devices for cardiac and peripheral vascular disease.
Microsoft ransomware attack
By Jessica Davis 11:52 am June 28, 2017
Company says at least a portion of the infections stemmed from a software supply-chain attack with a legitimate MEDoc updater process.
digital waiting room
By Bernie Monegain 11:35 am June 28, 2017
Company serves up content on digital waiting room screens and interactive touchscreens in patient exam rooms.
ransomware attack

Nuance's clinical tools

By Jessica Davis 10:31 am June 28, 2017
The major voice and language tool provider joins the 64 countries hit by the virus, as well as global pharma giant Merck and a health system in Pennsylvania.
medicaid data
By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm June 27, 2017
Delays and hiccups in T-MSIS implementation are preventing CMS and the states from participating in a program to improve the timeliness, completeness and accuracy of health data.
Veterans Affairs chooses Cerner EHR
By Jessica Davis 03:18 pm June 27, 2017
Expressing concerns about risks related to cost and implementation delays, three Republican senators pressed the agencies for assurances the new platforms will be interoperable.

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