Month: September 2020

ARTICLE: Racial bias found in algorithm used to predict healthcare needs of millions of Americans

“Predictive algorithms that power these tools should be continually reviewed and refined, and supplemented by information such as socio-economic data, to help clinicians make the best-informed care decisions for each patient.” ARTICLE: Racial bias found in algorithm used to predict healthcare needs of millions of Americans BY: Harriet Alexander An algorithm used to predict the …

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Will the Coronavirus Help Cement Role of Telemedicine?

“Telehealth has been an important tool to ensure members have continued access to provider services during closures associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, but we must build on its promise of providing cost-savings for employers and consumers in the future.” ARTICLE: Will the Coronavirus Help Cement Role of Telemedicine? Massachusetts expanded access to telehealth through executive …

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INSIGHT: Healthcare Workers Targeted By Dangerous New Windows Ransomware Campaign Using Coronavirus As Bait

Healthcare Workers Targeted By Dangerous New Windows Ransomware Campaign Using Coronavirus As Bait By Davey Winder – Senior Contributor   Cybercriminals, who truly deserve the epithet of cyberscum, are attacking healthcare targets with a new and dangerous Windows ransomware campaign. At the start of March,  I warned how a new Windows ransomware threat was hiding …

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