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How hospitals and at-home care providers are empowering nurses to innovate

As more than half of the healthcare workforce, nurses are indispensable to effective care delivery. But too often they’re hamstrung with suboptimal equipment, burdensome processes and inefficient workflows. And that’s under normal circumstances. After the chaos and stress of the past year and a half, many nurses are burnt out and exhausted – and some… Read More »

Medicare lacks cyber oversight of hospitals’ networked medical devices: OIG

Dive Brief: The HHS Office of Inspector General has found Medicare lacks consistent cybersecurity oversight of networked medical devices in hospitals. Without proper cybersecurity controls, these devices can be compromised with the potential for patient harm, according to OIG. CMS’ survey protocol is devoid of requirements for networked device cybersecurity. OIG’s review revealed Medicare accreditation… Read More »