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Cybersecurity expert: 5 things physicians should consider to help protect data

Cybersecurity expert: 5 things physicians should consider to help protect data
May 22, 2017

In this guest commentary, Zuly Gonzalez, co-founder and CEO of Light Point Security and former cybersecurity expert at the National Security Agency, discusses what physicians and private practices could do to help prevent hackers from gaining access to patients’ valuable health information. The Baltimore-based cybersecurity company developed the concept of remote browser isolation to prevent ransomware and other web-based malware from infecting an organization.

 

Q&A: Why health care remains a target to cyberattacks like WannaCry

May 22, 2017
Earlier this month, hackers executed a worldwide ransomware attack that has impacted more than 100 countries and infected tens of thousands of computers. More than 30…
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PCSK9 inhibitors recommended by NLA for certain patient groups

May 20, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — A National Lipid Association expert panel prepared updated recommendations for the use of PCSK9 antibody therapy at the NLA Scientific Sessions

Most doctors disapprove of Trump approach to health care

May 19, 2017
A new survey shows that the majority of U.S. doctors do not like President Donald J. Trump’s job performance when it comes to health care policy, and think that…
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Business of Cardiology

Impact of new US administration on cardiology practice, health care unclear

Cardiology Today, January 2017
Joshua D. Liberman, MD, FACC; L. Samuel Wann, MD, MACC, FESC
The striking, recent Republican presidential victory, coupled with Republican control of both the U.S. Senate and House…
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VIDEO: How a physician can perform well in MIPS

March 23, 2017
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American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session

American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session

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VIDEO: Expert identifies new ways to improve profitability

March 2, 2017
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Cybersecurity expert: 5 things physicians should consider to help protect data

May 22, 2017
In this guest commentary, Zuly Gonzalez, co-founder and CEO of Light Point Security and former cybersecurity expert at the National Security

Q&A: Why health care remains a target to cyberattacks like WannaCry

May 22, 2017
Earlier this month, hackers executed a worldwide ransomware attack that has impacted more than 100 countries and infected tens of thousands of…

Meeting News

PCSK9 inhibitors recommended by NLA for certain patient groups

May 20, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — A National Lipid Association expert panel prepared updated recommendations for the use of PCSK9 antibody therapy at the NLA

Most doctors disapprove of Trump approach to health care

May 19, 2017
A new survey shows that the majority of U.S. doctors do not like President Donald J. Trump’s job performance when it comes to health care…

Encourage patients to ‘know their numbers’ on World Hypertension Day

May 17, 2017
AMA is supporting the Know Your Numbers campaign to encourage patients to monitor their BP levels to get their hypertension under control, according…

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House hearing opens with support for NIH funding, criticism of proposed cuts

May 17, 2017
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing on funding for the NIH. In opening remarks, the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human…

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Meta-analysis indicates NSAIDs linked with increased risk for heart attack

May 17, 2017
Researchers of this systematic review of studies from Canadian and European databases and a meta-analysis of individual patient data found NSAID use…

In the Journals

No evidence of increased cardiovascular risk with tocilizumab vs TNF inhibitors

May 16, 2017
Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital found no evidence of an increased cardiovascular risk among patients who took tocilizumab vs…

AMA urges Senate to sustain insurance coverage

May 16, 2017
AMA recently penned a letter to Senate leaders advocating protection for patients at risk of losing health insurance coverage as the Senate begins…

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PLATINUM Diversity: Race, sex, socioeconomic factors impact PCI outcomes

May 15, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Women and minorities who undergo PCI with a drug-eluting stent appear to have greater risk for mortality and recurrent cardiac…

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