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Gang leaks Lehigh Valley Health Network cancer patient photos as part of data hack

BlackCat hackers post pictures of Lehigh Valley Health Network (PA) cancer patients on the dark web after the health system refused to meet the group’s ransomware demands last month.

Virtual Education Center Provides Health Information to Patients

The Defense Health Agency launches a six-month pilot of its Virtual Education Center, a tool offering validated health information to patients and providers that will eventually be integrated with the MHS Genesis EHR.

Best Buy will set up in-home hospital care through a new deal with Atrium Health

Best Buy will set up in-home virtual care systems for Atrium Health in a three-year deal that will enable the health system to remotely monitor up to 100 patients.

VA expects its legacy EHR to be ‘around for a long time’ as it troubleshoots replacement

VA officials tell members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Technology Modernization that its legacy VistA system will be utilized for at least another five to 10 years while the new Oracle Cerner EHR is implemented across the department’s remaining facilities.



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