Tag Archives: System’s

Legacy systems, employee error leave hospitals, devices vulnerable to cyberattacks

Dive Brief: Another report points to insider error and misuse as major threats to data security in the healthcare sector. Errors such as improper handling and storage of patient files, often due to poor organizational policies and procedures, leave IT systems and connected medical devices vulnerable to outside attack and manipulation, new research from Vectra… Read More »

Health systems stepping up investment in analytics, survey shows

Dive Brief: Health systems are stepping up adoption and investment in analytics, with 84% of executives surveyed saying the technology will be extremely important to their organization’s game plan in three years, up from 36% currently. Compared with 2015 when just 12% of health systems had a C-suite leader dedicated to analytics, nearly a third… Read More »

New ‘SLICE’ Tool Can Massively Expand Immune System’s Cancer-Fighting Repertoire

Immunotherapy can cure some cancers that until fairly recently were considered fatal. In addition to developing drugs that boost the immune system’s cancer-fighting abilities, scientists are becoming expert at manipulating a patient’s own immune cells, turning them into cancer-killing armies. But cancers have tricks to evade attack, so scientists are racing to outmaneuver cancer and… Read More »