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Healthcare is an ‘easy victim’ for ransomware attacks. How hospitals can mitigate the damage

Healthcare is an ‘easy victim’ for ransomware attacks. How hospitals can mitigate the damage

Limited resources in a highly connected ecosystem can make hospitals vulnerable, but planning ahead and implementing key protections could help...

Federal judge blocks LGBTQ+ healthcare protections

Federal judge blocks LGBTQ+ healthcare protections

The judge ruled the HHS overstepped in applying an employment law decision to healthcare, a decision experts say could occur...

Cardiovascular conditions now the second-highest reimbursement category, Sun Life says

Cardiovascular conditions now the second-highest reimbursement category, Sun Life says

Cost of cardiovascular conditions is up 33% — “higher than we would expect given medical inflation,” the company said. Article...

CHAI releases draft framework for responsible health AI

CHAI releases draft framework for responsible health AI

The nonprofit’s standards fill a gap left by the federal government as the private sector continues to race ahead on...

ONC’s Micky Tripathi on laying the digital floor for healthcare AI

ONC’s Micky Tripathi on laying the digital floor for healthcare AI

The agency head discussed ONC’s accomplishments over the past two decades, improving documentation burden among clinicians and artificial intelligence opportunities....

Cardiovascular conditions now the second-highest reimbursement category, Sun Life says

Cardiovascular conditions now the second-highest reimbursement category, Sun Life says

Cost of cardiovascular conditions is up 33% — “higher than we would expect given medical inflation,” the company said. Article...

Change Healthcare cyberattack lawsuits consolidated in Minnesota

Change Healthcare cyberattack lawsuits consolidated in Minnesota

Nearly 50 lawsuits filed after a massive cyberattack early this year will be centralized in parent company UnitedHealth’s home state....

State healthcare cost caps could further pressure hospital operating margins: report

State healthcare cost caps could further pressure hospital operating margins: report

Policies in several states have limited provider rates and levels of reimbursement, as well as constrained operating flexibility, according to...

Nearly 20% of donated organs go unused — here’s how we can fix it and honor donors

Nearly 20% of donated organs go unused — here’s how we can fix it and honor donors

The medical community needs to take “smart risks” to maximize organ donation use, according to the president of the Association...

HHS agency launches program to automate cybersecurity at hospitals

HHS agency launches program to automate cybersecurity at hospitals

The program will invest more than $50 million to create a software suite that can automatically find potential vulnerabilities that...