Tag Archives: Medical

These health-tech veterans want to avert the next Theranos disaster with ‘medical diligence’ – CNBC

Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord of MDisrupt Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord Before Theranos raised hundreds of millions of dollars, forged a partnership with Walgreens and started using its flawed blood-testing technology with patients, a thorough due diligence process might have raised red flags about the company’s methods and practices. Two industry executives — Rudy… Read More »

Members Move Medicine: Emergency doctor lifts his profession – American Medical Association

The AMA “Members Move Medicine” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new courses in American medicine. On the move with: Mark N. Bair, MD, RPh, a clinical informaticist and emergency physician at CarePoint Health in American Fork, Utah. AMA member since: 1988. What… Read More »

Medical devices pose cybersecurity and patient threat

Connectivity has opened the door to cybersecurity attacks beyond the computer. Security breaches can happen anywhere there is a connected electronic device. CAT scans, MRI machines, anything plugged in such as pacemakers and insulin pumps, create security vulnerabilities that can be overlooked in standard hospital cybersecurity procedures. “In surgery room, everything is  a computer,” said… Read More »