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February 18, 2014 Headlines 1 Comment

SANS-Norse Report Reveals that Cyberattacks Are Causing an Epidemic of Compromises at Healthcare Organization

A investigation of network security within the healthcare industry finds that 94 percent of healthcare organizations have been cyberattacked. Small practices are the most common target, but hospitals, payers, and pharmaceutical organizations have all been breached.

Analysis Of Duplicative CT Scans Shows Conservative Cost Savings Of $1.3 Million To Western New York Health System

In Western New York, the regional HIE is credited with saving $1.3 million during its first six months in operation, based on a measured reduction in CT scans.

Paying Doctors to Shun Hospitals

Bloomberg Business reports that of the 367 active ACOs in operation, more than half are practice-based and do not include a hospital. One ACO executive explained "Hospitals, they want to do your robotic surgeries, your heart catheterizations, your PET scans, your MRIs — all the expensive items. We actually felt that hospitals were part of the problem.”

Cerner Corporation (CERN) Hits New Lifetime High Today

Cerner stock hit a lifetime high of $61.43 today. Shares are up 6.3 percent year-to-date.

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One Response to “Morning Headlines 2/19/14”

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    The Walking Dead Says:

    I wonder what kind of revival Cerner has left in them. Record revenues, record stock price, and plans for 15,000 employee campus. I’ll be watching them.

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