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Cyberattack Causes Surgeons to Cancel Some Operations

The Wall Street Journal covers the global Petya ransomware attack that forced a Pennsylvania-based, two-hospital health system (PA) back to paper.

Merck hit by new global ransomware attack

Pharmaceutical giant Merck’s network is taken offline, a victim of the global Petya ransomware attack.

Survey Finds Doctors Don’t Feel Prepared for Quality Reporting Rules

A survey of 1,000 practice-based physicians involved in MACRA planning finds that fewer than one-in-four feel well prepared to meet its requirements in 2017.

Fast, Precise Cancer Care Is Coming To a Hospital Near You

Wired profiles a recently FDA approved tumor sequencing test from Thermo Fisher Scientific that will tell doctors which treatments will work best to tackle lung cancers.

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