Tag Archives: Healthcare

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »

Warner seeks guidance on bulking up healthcare cybersecurity

The risk of cyberattacks on the healthcare industry is getting Congressional attention, with a key senator asking for guidance on how to improve security. Mark Warner (D-Va.), co-chair of the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, is asking federal agencies and healthcare trade associations for details on measures being taken by the federal government to ameliorate security vulnerabilities… Read More »

Aetna, Anthem pilot seeks blockchain potential in healthcare

Dive Brief: Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation, IBM and PNC Bank are teaming up to design and develop a blockchain network aimed at improving transparency and interoperability in healthcare.  The goal is an inclusive blockchain network that members of multiple organizations across the healthcare ecosystem can use to securely share personal health information. Potential… Read More »