Tag Archives: Concerns

Cybersecurity, privacy top healthcare leader concerns

Dive Brief: Cybersecurity, privacy and security continue to be top concerns in healthcare, with providers rating the triad 5.69 and vendors 5.38 on a seven-point scale, a new HIMSS survey shows. Improving quality outcomes through health IT is close behind, receiving 5.23 and 5.35 from providers and vendors, respectively. Close alignment of providers and vendors… Read More »

Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM – Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. Outside view of Erasmus MC Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands December 8, 2018. REUTERS/Eva Plevier The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds.… Read More »

Peanut allergy treatment around the corner but cost raises concerns

Allergies Peanut allergy treatment around the corner but cost raises concerns Scientists think treatment in which children take increasing doses of peanut protein will be approved next year The first medical treatment for children with peanut allergies is likely to be approved next year but there are concerns about its affordability, even though it consists… Read More »

Concerns raised over viability of large home care provider

Fears for almost 10,000 pensioners as one of the biggest care providers is on the brink of collapse and ‘may go out of business by next MONTH’ The Care Quality Commission has today raised concerns that Allied Healthcare  The firm offers home care services across 84 councils to around 9,300 people It provides a range… Read More »

Easy DNA Identifications With Genealogy Databases Raise Privacy Concerns

DNA sleuthing helped identify Joseph James DeAngelo, the suspected East Area Rapist, who was arraigned in a Sacramento, Calif., courtroom in April. Randy Pench/Sacramento Bee/TNS via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Randy Pench/Sacramento Bee/TNS via Getty Images DNA sleuthing helped identify Joseph James DeAngelo, the suspected East Area Rapist, who was arraigned in a… Read More »