December 20, 2019
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (D) and entrepreneur Andrew Yang, who are among the candidates competing for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, this week released their respective health reform plans.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
December 9, 2019
Hospitals that have experienced a data breach might see their cardiovascular-related death rates rise following the incident—and the culprit driving the increase might be stronger cybersecurity controls, according to a study recently published in Health Services Research.
December 6, 2019
Forbes this week released its annual "30 Under 30 in Healthcare" list, which includes biological researchers, entrepreneurs, physicians, and PhD students under 30 years of age who are "tackling health care issues at every scale."
December 4, 2019
Veterans Affairs (VA) last month announced that an increasing number of veterans are using the department's telehealth services, pointing to a 235% increase in use of the VA Video Connect app in fiscal year 2019.
December 3, 2019
More than 100 nursing homes and acute care facilities across 45 states are unable to access patient records and other web-based services because of a ransomware attack against a Wisconsin-based technology vendor.
December 2, 2019
TIME recently released its list of the 100 Best Inventions of 2019 based on factors including creativity, effectiveness, influence, and originality—and 25 health care inventions made the list.
November 25, 2019
Two days before Google was set to publicly share over 100,000 images of chest X-rays obtained under a partnership with NIH, the federal health agency called Google and informed company researchers that some of the images included personal health data—leading Google to promptly cancel the project.
Researchers at Geisinger recently announced that they have developed an algorithm that uses electrocardiogram data to determine whether a person will die within a year—but they are not sure how the algorithm works.
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