More than a dozen hospitals and health practices around England were affected by a widespread technological failure, which was suspected of being caused by a large-scale cyberattack. Source: English Public Hospital System Hit by Suspected Cyberattack – WSJ
Bombarding young mice with video and audio stimulation changes the way the brain develops. But some scientists think those sorts of brain changes could protect kids from stressing out in a busy world. Source: TV And Videogames Rewire Young Brains, For Better And Worse : Shots – Health News : NPR I have four-year-old twins-…
CVS Health today is launching its own mobile payments solution that will allow customers to pay for products, pick up prescriptions, earn ExtraCare loyalty rewards, as well as pay – just by scanning the barcode in the CVS mobile app. The idea, the company explains, is to eliminate the number of steps it takes today to complete…
A federal patient privacy law has failed to prevent some health providers from making patient information available in suits for unpaid bills. Source: A Patient Is Sued, and His Mental Health Diagnosis Becomes Public – The New York Times
Imagine if simply typing “password123” into a computer did not open your email account, but an internet-connected medical device responsible for feeding you drugs or monitoring your blood oxygen or insulin levels. It may sound like the nightmare Source: Lack of cyber security draws hackers to hospital devices – FT.com
Technology That Prods You to Take Action, Not Just Collect Data – NYTimes.com.
Anthem Refuses to Comply with Government IT Security Audit – HDM Top Stories Article | Health Data Management.
Letter from the Connecticut AG to Anthem. Rule #1 of Incident Management: Don’t just stand there.
$34 Handheld Smartphone Device Diagnoses HIV and Syphilis in a Flash | Singularity HUB.
This Device Diagnoses Hundreds of Diseases Using a Single Drop of Blood | WIRED.