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Yahoo says 500 million accounts stolen

Yahoo confirmed on Thursday data "associated with at least 500 million user accounts" have been stolen in what may be one of the....

Stress may cancel out benefits of healthy diet, study suggests

Stressful events may cancel out the benefits of eating healthy fats, a new study suggests, but researchers noted their findings don’t give people permission to eat whatever they want when...

Big Pharma’s big checkbooks drive biotech resurgence

Drug companies are starting to open their wallets again. That means big things for small...

Anthem and Cigna have accused one another of merger breach

Anthem Inc. and Cigna Corp., the health insurers fighting a U.S. antitrust lawsuit, have accused one another of breaching their $48 billion merger agreement, the...


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HMT September 23, 2016 newsletter: Massive data breach at Yahoo!, Anthem and Cigna accuse each other of “merger breach”
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HMT September 22, 2016 newsletter: Activity trackers may undermine weight loss, FDA launches app competition to combat opioid abuse
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HMT September 21, 2016 newsletter: EpiPen CEO heads to Capitol Hill, BigPharma re-investing in antibiotics
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HMT September 20, 2016 newsletter: ONC rebuts report on doctor EHR dissatisfaction, Microsoft announces new AI initiatives
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Living Case Studies

Entry 4: Visualization improves workflow, referral numbers

When someone would call out “code purple” over the loudspeaker at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, OK, the staff would mobilize. They would...

September Magazine Articles

Network Services: Solutions Guide September 2016

A roundup of solutions, trends, technologies, and resources that help healthcare organizations with network provisioning technologies.

How secure is your disaster recovery plan?

The world of potential disasters is changing, and health systems need to be prepared for anything mother nature – and the bad guys –...

Backing up your backups

Increasingly, the data flowing through hospital systems to help clinicians and staff communicate, evaluate patients, make diagnoses, and provide care is nearly as important...

The foundational requirements for value-based success

With the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s goal to transition half of all payments to value-based care models by 2018, and commercial payers following...

Embracing the next-gen model

As Medicare’s Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model starts to take shape, some healthcare organizations may feel they can, and should, stay on...

The patient misidentification crisis

Positive patient identification is the foundation of effective healthcare. It allows for the right care to be delivered to each patient based on his...

It’s more than a text

For an industry that continually uses cutting-edge technology to perform unprecedented procedures and save lives that may otherwise be lost, the healthcare industry has...

Secure messaging in healthcare: The revolution continues

The use of messaging (SMS, chat, and email) has grown substantially to the point where people across all age groups communicate more frequently via...