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Protecting Your Hospitals From Ransomware with IT Security

  Ransomware is one of the greatest dangers in healthcare IT, with cyberattacks in healthcare rising to 42 percent in 2020. Over the past year and a half, hackers attacked large Read more

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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Protecting Your Hospitals From Ransomware with IT Security
October 22, 2021

Ransomware is one of the greatest dangers in healthcare IT, with cyberattacks in healthcare rising to 42 percent in 2020. Over the past year and a half, hackers attacked large institutions and smaller organizations with increased intensity. On this episode of Full Circle Healthcare, Host Tyler Kern talked with Thomas Grove, Vice President of […]

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Can Healthcare Withstand Hacking? 
September 14, 2021

Over the past year, cybersecurity attacks have occurred at an alarming rate. Due to a combination of employees working from home and the general chaos of the pandemic, hackers took advantage, and there were some high-profile attacks, such as the Colonial pipeline.   But why is the healthcare industry particularly vulnerable?    Here to give […]

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Archiving Retired Systems: Pitfalls to Avoid
August 17, 2021

There’s a strange give and take happening in healthcare, and it has to do with the technology systems organizations use to store and access patient data and more. While many of these legacy systems are astronomically expensive by today’s standards, making them obsolete and setting up a clear need for transition, many healthcare organizations […]

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How the Healthcare System Responded to the COVID-19 Pandemic
January 26, 2021

While almost every area of our day-to-day lives has been affected by COVID-19, the healthcare industry has undoubtedly been changed forever. To gain some insight into how the healthcare system responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tyler Kern, host, Full Circle Healthcare, sat down with David Macfarlane, Marketing Communications Manager for Medsphere, to learn more […]

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The Hidden Costs of Healthcare Innovations
November 20, 2019

Technological advancements in the healthcare industry can be shockingly effective. They also can exert a significant impact on a hospital’s budget. On this episode of Full Circle Healthcare, a Mesphere Systems podcast, David Macfarlane, Marketing Communications Manager for Medsphere Systems, sat down with host Sean Heath to discuss the challenges of adopting the latest […]

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