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Best Hospitals gender pay gap
By Jessica Davis 01:04 pm November 21, 2016
The salary differences between men and women are not a surprise in most industries and that includes healthcare.
Gates Foundation Factom blockchain
By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm November 21, 2016
The technology company said it will use the money to focus on secure access of health data via smartphones in developing nations.

Oracle headquarters in Redwood Shores, California (photo: King of Hearts/Wikimedia)

By Jessica Davis 12:03 pm November 21, 2016
Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire cloud-based internet performance and DNS provider, Dyn, the technology giant announced Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed.  
Trump Attorney General Sessions

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore. 

By Susan Morse 09:47 am November 21, 2016
Sessions will also step into AG role during the Department of Justice’s mega-merger injunctions against Anthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. 
Internet of Things cyberattacks hospitals
By Bill Siwicki 08:54 am November 21, 2016
Scott Borg of the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit said that health executives must take into account the economics of security and that is more about making decisions that create value than just money.

Honored with tthe Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama are Melinda Gates, top left, Margaret H. Hamilton, top right and Grace Hopper, bottom.

By Bernie Monegain 01:48 pm November 19, 2016
Medal is nation's highest civilian honor.
By Jessica Davis 02:45 pm November 18, 2016
Calling addiction the biggest U.S. health concern, Vivek Murthy, MD, says it should be seen as a chronic disease and treated as such.
Horizon Family Medical HIMSS Davies
By Mike Miliard 01:42 pm November 18, 2016
The provider tapped an EHR-based care management tool to cut readmissions by 30 percent, HIMSS said.
retail clinics ER visits
By Kaiser Health News 10:07 am November 18, 2016
Even though insurers and employers have tried to nudge consumers toward using retail health clinics for minor incidents, new research found a very slight decrease in ED visits, but only among privately insured patients.  
ransomware phishing emails
By Bill Siwicki 08:44 am November 18, 2016
Locky dominates the onslaught. And there has been an increase in deployment of so-called quiet malware such as remote access Trojan malware like jRAT, according to new research from PhishMe.

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