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Aetna to subsidize Apple Watch in iOS health app blitz

Aetna revealed its plan to combine Apple’s Watch with its analytics-based wellness and care management programs by integrating several iOS-exclusive health initiatives. First off, the company will make the Apple

Uber teams with Circulation to transport patients to doctor's appointments

Circulation, a Boston-based startup, aligned with Uber to provide nonemergency transportation for patients in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Delaware, the companies announced Tuesday. Circulation’s HIPAA-compliant platform will connect Uber with patients,

HDDCryptor ransomware returns, now encrypts entire hard drives, not just single files

The newest surge in ransomware is drawing concern for its ability to encrypt entire hard drives. HDDCryptor, or Mamba, targets network resources such as folders, drives, files, serial ports and

Employees download new malware every four seconds, Check Point finds

Unknown malware attacks have increased nine-fold from 2015, driven primarily by employees who accidentally install malicious software onto their company’s network – at a rate of every four-seconds, according to

HHS aims to grow behavioral health workforce with $44.5 million investment

Mental health and substance abuse programs across the country will share $44.5 million for training programs aimed at increasing the number of mental health providers and substance abuse counselors. The

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to invest $3 billion toward a bold goal: 'cure all diseases'

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, led by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, MD, will invest $3 billion over the next 10 years in an effort to prevent,

Yahoo confirms data breach of 500 million user accounts

Yahoo revealed a massive data breach that affects at least 500 million user accounts, far surpassing the estimated 80 million records hackers stole from health insurer Anthem in 2015, and

UPMC launches telehealth startup to keep nursing home patients out of the hospital

UPMC Enterprises announced a new upstart focused on preventing nursing home patients from needing to go a hospital emergency room. Named Curavi Health, the emerging company has proprietary CuraCare software,

Microsoft makes its move into artificial intelligence cancer moonshot realm

Microsoft on Tuesday announced artificial intelligence initiatives specifically targeting cancer. Such work puts the software giant in a supercomputing realm with rivals IBM and Google. Microsoft said its new initiative

Allscripts subsidiary 2bPrecise looks to inject genomics into EHR workflow for precision medicine

2bPrecise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allscripts, is conducting an early adopter program at the National Institutes of Health. A longtime Allscripts Sunrise EHR client, NIH deployed 2bPrecise’s cloud-based genomics and

Appalachian Regional back online three weeks after cyberattack

After an almost three-week shutdown of computer systems due to a following a crippling cyberattack that the system first revealed in late August, Appalachian Regional Healthcare system is back online, officials said.

Nebraska Medicine picks Epic for population health technology

Nebraska Medicine, a two-hospital system that implemented its Epic EHR three years ago, will roll out Epic’s population health platform Healthy Planet. The platform will serve 1,100 physicians using different

Former FBI cyber section chief on using data mapping to mitigate breach risk

The healthcare industry is one of the most complex in terms of data. Patient information of all types are being transmitted both within organizations and among third parties. Keeping that

Accenture unveils HealthTech Innovation Challenge

Accenture has announced the creation of the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge, which aims to bring together startup firms and prominent life sciences and health companies to address challenges including access,

Solving Practical Problems with Healthcare Analytics

  Accurate Information for Personalized, Value-Based Care In a world of value-based care, healthcare providers must understand the full picture of the patient’s health so they can manage costs and