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Community Health says data stolen in cyber attack from China

The for-profit chain of 206 hospitals says the information of 4.5 million patients was stolen, possibly by hackers with links to the Chinese government.

Microsoft cloud service Azure restored after partial outage

The hosting platform for cloud-based applications went down in multiple centers Monday evening, but the issue has since been resolved.

When Patients Read What Their Doctors Write

NPR covers the OpenNotes project with an opinion piece from an ED doctor and author.

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