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veterans affairs health
By Jessica Davis 02:40 pm May 02, 2018
While the White House claims former VA Secretary Shulkin resigned, Shulkin disagrees, and that discrepancy is what two veterans groups claim make Trump’s choice unlawful.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 02:08 pm May 02, 2018
Organizations said they will advance testing of a secure digital ID proof-of-concept program that is designed to reach millions of consumers, while Trusted Key also announced a $3 million round of funding.
NIH precision medicine

Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:17 pm May 02, 2018
Mayo will store 35 million biospecimens to advance data collections among Americans other underrepresented in medical research, notably women and minorities, CEO John Noseworthy said.
Cryptomining
By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am May 02, 2018
Start by looking for unusual network activity, practicing situational awareness and using old school methods to combat phishing.
KRACK Wi-Fi flaw puts medical devices at risk

A screensnap of a KRACK attack. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 04:35 pm May 01, 2018
Discovered in October, the fundamental WP2 protocol vulnerability can cause a complete loss of control of data and let a hacker launch a man-in-the-middle attack.
Amazon Apple healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 04:10 pm May 01, 2018
More than 80 percent of the Fortune 50 already have a presence in the market, so here’s what hospital IT shops should be thinking about as they digest that reality.
cybersecurity threats
By Jessica Davis 03:01 pm May 01, 2018
The planned update is just the latest move to improve the National Health Services since WannaCry.
telehealth EHR workflows
By Mike Miliard 12:56 pm May 01, 2018
New version of the company's software aims to make it easier for acute care providers to order up virtual consults.
Sponsored
By 11:55 am May 01, 2018
A HIMSS Analytics survey of 153 physicians, nurses and pharmacists and 1,131 patients and their families shows that patients trust providers to deliver safe care and yet patients still experience medication errors.
Mayo Clinic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am May 01, 2018
Mayo Clinic is on the cusp of one of the biggest and most expensive EHR go-lives in history. 

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