Lose It! releases DNA-based weight loss app embodyDNA

Weight loss app Lose It!, which boasts 30 million users and more than 50 million pounds lost, has launched embodyDNA, a DNA-based weight loss plan that personalizes results using an interactive app-based interface.Lose It! developed embodyDNA, which offers customized recommendations on food and beverage consumption and physical activities, in collaboration with Helix, a personal genomics

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Healthcare Cybersecurity: 10 Tips for Keeping Private Health Data Secure

Healthcare data is some of the most sensitive personal information that exists today. It is also one of the most sought after and most frequently breached data types. For organizations across the healthcare industry, protecting health data is proving to be increasingly challenging.Healthcare providers and their business partners must balance protecting patient privacy while delivering

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Hospitals need to be better prepared for a cyberattack against the nations power grid

Hospitals already have their hands full fighting off sector-specific cyberattacks, but a new warning from researchers indicates the industry needs to do more to prepare for the ripple effects of a cyberattack against the nations power grid. Automation has made the energy industry more vulnerable and failure rates among hospital backup generators are too high.

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Testing Immunization-Ready IT Solutions

Remember your first immunizations. Nevertheless, having received them, I am one of roughly three billion lives saved globally ever year a number that speaks volumes about the universal recognition of immunizations as a vital preventative health measure. (CNI) have collaborated in their efforts to develop the newly launched Immunization Integration Program (IIP).

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Meditech to launch CommonWell data-sharing capabilities in 2018

The EHR vendor will be one of the first alliance members to deploy Argonaut Project FHIR specs to its customers, officials say.Meditech, which first joined the CommonWell Health Alliance in 2015, will begin offering its interoperability capabilities to clients early 2018, the company announced.First launched in 2013 by Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, Greenway, McKesson and RelayHealth,

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Patients with chronic conditions eager for more care at home, new research shows

Report offers advice on how to do it right the way patients want.Six in 10 people diagnosed with a chronic condition do not feel theyre doing everything they can to manage their condition. At the same time, 67 percent of healthcare providers believe patients arent certain about their target health metrics. Three-quarters of physicians are

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Trapping Hackers

The “art of deception network” provides an added dimension to the protection of sensitive health information. This new method uses little bits of code placed at strategic points throughout a network to lure cyberattackers, slow their progress and ultimately trap them. A deception network is numerous sets of lures or traps strategically placed throughout real

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