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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…
In the Journals

Elderly black patients more likely to develop colorectal cancer

May 22, 2017
The risk for interval colorectal cancer was 31% greater in elderly black patients enrolled in Medicare than in white patients, with a more noticeable difference seen in…
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Crohn’s patients with higher Remicade levels may not benefit from azathioprine

May 22, 2017
CHICAGO — Patients with Crohn’s disease who have high serum concentrations of Remicade may not see additional clinical benefits from combination therapy with…
In the Journals

Hepatic steatosis worsens faster in HIV mono-infection than HIV/HCV

May 22, 2017
Hepatic steatosis progressed faster and was more often associated with liber fibrosis progression among patients with HIV mono-infection compared with patients with…
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CME

When to Switch and When to Stop

Inflammatory bowel disease is  heterogeneous, so individualizing therapy based on disease type, severity, and prognosis…
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Chapter 29: Management of Crohn’s Disease in the Ileal-Pouch Anal Anastomosis

From Crohn's Disease: The Complete Guide to Medical Management
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VIDEO: Top take-aways in IBD therapies presented at DDW

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