The malware was identified as a new variant of WannaCry, a form of ransomware that hit organizations across the globe in May.
Spatial, temporal analytics may aid infection control in hospitals.
The protected health information (PHI) of more than 16,000 individuals was breached after hackers gained access to data from a Maryland-based clinic group as part of a phishing scam.
Patient matching can be complicated by the presence of duplicate medical records and incorrectly merged medical records. These mismatched records can have serious consequences such as inappropriate patient care and costlier patient care.
New physician scheduling platform aims to help consumers shop for doctors on price, quality, and availability.
The EHRs have limited capability to record information on patients’ cancer history, and clinicians are not provided with actionable recommendations for follow-up care.
As medicine marches toward its embrace of personalized medicine and immunotherapy, researchers struggle to obtain meaningful discoveries that can be applied to the ever-expanding number of patient cohorts.
The Illinois Pain Institute (IPI) was having trouble with its electronic health records (EHR). So they got rid of them and went back to paper. And they aren’t planning on going back anytime soon.
Clinical decisions made by physicians mimic, in many ways, the processes batters use to hit a baseball. Everyday clinical care requires a high level of pattern recognition. Physicians use a patient’s history, physical exam, and current diagnosis, combined with laboratory values and other tests, to determine the final diagnoses that paint a patient’s condition.
There has been a worrying jump in successful ransomware attacks in the U.S. as healthcare organizations are prime targets for other types of malware and computer viruses, too, because they are relatively easy targets and have the resources to pay off hackers.