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6 crucial steps to take to avoid a data breach

Healthcare organizations must employ a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity, including robust vendor management strategies. 6 crucial steps to take to avoid a data breach Recently, both Quest Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) announced related data breaches that may impact as many as 20 million customers who used their services between Aug. 1,… Read More »

U.S. Pharmacy Chains Take on Cancer

Most Americans associate pharmacies with prescription drugs, vitamins and other over-the-counter remedies. But over the past few years, pharmacies have increasingly been including cancer care and prevention among their services, signaling a trend that could disrupt health care industry. Forbes reports that Walgreens has announced a first-of-its kind program called Feel More Like You, which… Read More »

More than half of consumers lack confidence in their ability to properly take new medications as directed

More than half of consumers lack confidence in their ability to properly take new medications as directed, according to a survey released today by e-prescribing and patient medication management solution outfit DrFirst. Among the consumers who had concerns about taking new medications correctly, two-thirds blamed their anxiety on a lack of time with physicians at… Read More »