Does healthcare IT really improve medical care? Today we present the first in a series of articles that will explore how information technology (IT) is one of the most egregious enablers of the high cost of medical care in the United States. This series is inspired by a recent hospitalization…
The ransomware crisis continues to impact hospitals and health systems with little sign of slowing down. In 2017, IT security in healthcare was in the media spotlight. In May, the WannaCry ransomware hit thousands of information systems. It was followed by NotPetya, which took down Merck and Nuance. In June,…