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Gun deaths in US reach highest level in nearly 40 years, CDC data reveals

Nearly 40,000 people in the United States died by guns last year, marking the highest number of gun deaths in decades, according to a new analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s WONDER database. A similar analysis was first conducted by the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence, a non-profit gun… Read More »

Data breach at Atrium Health impacts more than 2.6M records

A major cyber event at Atrium Health, an expansive delivery system with more than 40 hospitals and 900 care locations, could affect more than 2.6 million patient records. Included in that total are about 700,000 affected individuals whose Social Security numbers were compromised and are being offered credit monitoring services from Kroll. “It is very… Read More »

Survey: More Than Half of Healthcare CIOs Lack Strong Trust in Their Data

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools and machine learning technologies hold the promise of transforming healthcare and there is ongoing discuss about how much of an impact AI and machine learning will have on the practice of medicine and on the business of healthcare overall. In a recent study, researchers from New York City-based Mount Sinai Hospital… Read More »