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bloomberg.com - Brody Ford - IBM Expands Hybrid Cloud Service, Targeting Banks, Health Care
IBM Expands Hybrid Cloud Service, Targeting Banks, Health Care
Bloomberg

CEO Krishna is pivoting to fast-growing cloud, AI markets Targets companies hesitant to store sensitive data publicly Photographer: Ben Torres/Bloomberg International Business Machines Corp. has publicly released its hybrid cloud service…

businessinsider.com - Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer - Insider's top healthcare stories for March 1
Insider's top healthcare stories for March 1
Business Insider

Today in healthcare news: Johnson & Johnson's vaccine gets emergency authorization, a fun but far-from-normal summer, and what the Cigna-MDLive deal means for the future of telehealth. The FDA just authorized Johnson & Johnson's single-dose…

globalnews.ca - Nathaniel Dove - Saskatoon doctor says province's health-care system failed her patient
Saskatoon doctor says province's health-care system failed her patient
Global News

Doctor Marlys Misfeldt says the Saskatchewan health-care system failed her patient. Story continues below advertisement The Saskatoon family physician sent a patient to the Saskatchewan Health Authority 's (SHA) pooled referral system for further…

medium.com - Pratik Bhatu - Privacy Preserving Machine Learning for Healthcare using CrypTFlow
Privacy Preserving Machine Learning for Healthcare using CrypTFlow
Medium

Machine learning in healthcare is a very exciting and active research area with a great potential in improving the healthcare landscape. It can be used for assisting medical professionals in tasks like segmentation of tumors, detection of…

mlive.com - Kayla Miller | kmille17@mlive.com - Bronson Healthcare launches public fundraising campaign for regional cancer services
Bronson Healthcare launches public fundraising campaign for regional cancer services
mlive

KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Bronson Health Foundation announced this week the launch of the public portion of its Cancer Care fundraising campaign. The fundraiser, which has raised more than $9 million prior to being opened to public donations, will fund…

courthousenews.com - JUNE WILLIAMS - Ninth Circuit Urged to Toss Health Care Mandate for Seattle Hotel Workers
Ninth Circuit Urged to Toss Health Care Mandate for Seattle Hotel Workers
Courthouse News Service

Seattle's new law requiring hotel owners to pay workers health benefits should be tossed out for violating ERISA, an industry group told a Ninth Circuit panel Monday. SEATTLE (CN) — An ERISA industry group told a Ninth Circuit panel that a…

nejm.org - Imagining the Future of Primary Care: A Global Look at Innovative Health Care Delivery
Imagining the Future of Primary Care: A Global Look at Innovative Health Care Delivery
New England Journal of Medicine

Lessons from provider organizations in Mexico, sub-Saharan Africa, Nepal, and Rwanda offer examples of approaches that can be adopted to improve primary and preventive care in the United States. Pratik Pinal Doshi, BS, MS, Satasuk Joy Bhosai, MD…

hindustantimes.com - IBM expands hybrid cloud service, targeting banks, health care
IBM expands hybrid cloud service, targeting banks, health care
Hindustan Times

The expanded offering, called IBM Cloud Satellite, allows customers to control how they store their information, with some of it held internally in what's known as private cloud, and other data stored in public clouds such as Amazon.com Inc's AWS…

medcitynews.com - Anuja Vaidya - Einstein Healthcare Network, Jefferson Health to merge after FTC drops challenge
Einstein Healthcare Network, Jefferson Health to merge after FTC drops challenge
MedCity News

A healthcare merger saga that began in 2018 is finally drawing to a close. The Federal Trade Commission announced Monday that it would no longer challenge the proposed merger of Einstein Healthcare Network and Jefferson Health, clearing the path…

itproportal.com - Sead Fadilpašić - Many healthcare apps have serious security flaws
Many healthcare apps have serious security flaws
ITProPortal

Ever since the start of the pandemic, healthcare organizations have suffered a barrage of cyberattacks designed to capitalize on the strain the industry has been placed under. Both cybercriminals and nation-state actors have targeted the sector…

nejm.org - Rapid Transformation in Care Delivery During the Covid-19 Global Pandemic: A Large Health Care System's Experience with Cardiovascular Patients
Rapid Transformation in Care Delivery During the Covid-19 Global Pandemic: A Large Health Care System's Experience with Cardiovascular Patients
New England Journal of Medicine

A public health emergency like the Covid-19 pandemic affords health systems an opportunity to effect transformations in care delivery that might never happen under normal circumstances. Atrium Health, driven by the need to minimize Covid-19…

nytimes.com - Reed Abelson - High Staff Turnover at U.S. Nursing Homes Poses Risks for Residents' Care
High Staff Turnover at U.S. Nursing Homes Poses Risks for Residents' Care
The New York Times

Extraordinarily high turnover among staffs at nursing homes likely contributed to the shocking number of deaths at the facilities during the pandemic, the authors of a new study suggested. The study, which was published Monday in Health Affairs, a…

seekingalpha.com - SA Transcripts - Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Management Presents at Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference (Transcript)
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Management Presents at Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference (Transcript)
SeekingAlpha

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference March 1, 2021 3:20 PM ET Chuck Triano - Senior Vice President, Investor Relations Angela Hwang - Group President, Biopharmaceuticals Group Good afternoon, and welcome once again to…

seekingalpha.com - SA Transcripts - Exelixis' (EXEL) CEO Mike Morrissey on Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference - Transcript
Exelixis' (EXEL) CEO Mike Morrissey on Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference - Transcript
SeekingAlpha

Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL) Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference March 1, 2021 2:40 PM ET Mike Morrissey – Chief Executive Officer Good afternoon everybody and thank you once again for joining us for the 41st Annual Health Care…

businessinsider.com - Patricia Kelly Yeo - How companies like Walmart and Best Buy have curtailed their ambitions to upend the $3.8 trillion healthcare industry
How companies like Walmart and Best Buy have curtailed their ambitions to upend the $3.8 trillion healthcare industry
Business Insider

America's biggest retail chains have been pushing into healthcare with mixed results. The pandemic has cemented the shift into healthcare for some retailers, while others have slowed their efforts. Here's how healthcare strategies from CVS Health…

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