According to an article by Adam Mansour in Govinfo Security, more recently, analysis and reports from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) have revealed that the ransomware threat is not declining — and worse, it is evolving.
“Ransomware stays a major threat to the health sector worldwide, with many healthcare institutions operating legacy technology with limited security resources,” the HC3 stated in late 2021.
August 23, 2022:- One of the biggest private employers in the United States, Walmart, has chosen to include abortion coverage for its workers. After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, they decided to add abortions to their current healthcare plans.
Per the memo sent to the employees, the healthcare plans will now possess abortion for workers “when there is a health risk to the mother, ectopic pregnancy, rape or incest, miscarriage or absence of fetal viability.” The plans will be “efficacious immediately,” it further noted.
August 23, 2022:- According to a news article by Keagan Hughes in NBC29, a new federal study says that healthcare employees are five times more probable to experience workplace violence than in any other assiduousness and that most go unreported.
August 23, 2022:- AESOP Technology declared that they had been accepted into Mayo Clinic Platform_Accelerate, a 20-week program that supports early-stage health tech AI startups getting market-ready.
Participants are chosen through a competitive screening process where a discussion of Mayo Clinic leaders reviews them from the clinical and operational viewpoint, led by John Halamka, MD., President of Mayo Clinic Platform.
August 23, 2022:-HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: HCA), one of the country’s leading healthcare providers, recently announced a $600,000 grant to Volunteers of America (VOA) via the HCA Healthcare Foundation and its Healthier Tomorrow Fund to boost mental wellness and resilience among first responders. Via this contribution, VOA intends to scale its VOA|ReST 4 First Responders program in particular areas served by HCA Healthcare, such as HealthONE in Denver, Medical City Healthcare in Dallas-Fort Worth, and HCA Florida Healthcare.