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UVM Heath Network cyberattack fixes expected to exceed $63M

University of Vermont Health Network officials says the ransomware attack that occurred on October 28 has so far cost the organization $63 million in lost revenue and incurred expenses.

Baxter in $5 billion bid for Omnicell

Medical device manufacturer Baxter has reportedly approached medication management software vendor Omnicell with an acquisition offer of $5 billion.

GE puts default password in radiology devices, leaving healthcare networks exposed

The US Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency issues an advisory urging GE Healthcare customers to request that the company change default passwords in certain radiology devices so they are no longer susceptible to hackers.

Advancing health research with Google Health Studies

Google launches a Health Studies app, giving Android users the opportunity to participate in research such the initial respiratory illness study conducted by Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital.

Elsevier acquires Shadow Health, a leading provider of best-in-class healthcare simulations

Elsevier acquires Shadow Health, a developer of virtual simulation software for nursing and healthcare education.

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  1. Baxter might buy Omnicell? Surprising considering that Omnicell is the only one in this space who has kept their original structure. I’ve lost count of how many times Pyxis has changed hands. Then Omnicell ended up with Accu-Dose. Then I recall that back in the mid or late 90’s, Omnicell bought the dispensing business from Baxter. Strange.

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