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Ransomware Attacks in Medicine: Are Hospitals Adequately Protected?

Ransomware Attacks in Medicine: Are Hospitals Adequately Protected?

How can hospitals protect themselves against recent ransomware attacks?

The relative risk for healthcare-associated infections has decreased in the last 15 years due to improvements in awareness of risk associated with devices, infection control, and evidence-based practice regarding use of devices.

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Tips for Preventing Medical Practice Billing Errors

Tips for Preventing Medical Practice Billing Errors

Certain strategies can help to prevent medical practice billing errors.

Early Career Teacher Burnout May Be Linked to Social Network Use

Early Career Teacher Burnout May Be Linked to Social Network Use

Social networking use for early career teachers is associated with increased burnout levels.

Clear Guidelines Needed for Recordings of Medical Encounters

Clear Guidelines Needed for Recordings of Medical Encounters

Patients recording medical encounters is becoming a trend.

Medicaid Enrollees Largely Satisfied With Their Health Care

Medicaid Enrollees Largely Satisfied With Their Health Care

Medicaid enrollees are satisfied with their health care according to a recent research letter.

Health Service Expenditures Increase but Utilization Remains Unchanged

Health Service Expenditures Increase but Utilization Remains Unchanged

The utilization of health services have not been changed, however, expenditures have increased.

US Health Uninsurance Rises by 2 Million

US Health Uninsurance Rises by 2 Million

The number of American adults without health insurance has increased by about 2 million so far this year.

AMA Urges Physicians to Update Online Information

AMA Urges Physicians to Update Online Information

The AMA is urging physicians to take advantage of the Internet and update their online information.

Emphasis on Patient Harm Increases Physician Support of Financial Penalties

Emphasis on Patient Harm Increases Physician Support of Financial Penalties

Physicians who receive information about patient harms are more likely to support financial penalties targeting inappropriate antibiotic prescribing.

High-Deductible Health Plans Rising Among Employer-Sponsored Coverage

High-Deductible Health Plans Rising Among Employer-Sponsored Coverage

High-deductible health plans are becoming more common among US adult with employer-sponsored health insurance coverage.

Proposed Bill Repeals Ban on Construction of Physician-Owned Hospitals

Proposed Bill Repeals Ban on Construction of Physician-Owned Hospitals

A new bill introduced to the House of Representatives would repeal the law banning the construction of physician-owned hospitals.

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