Health care sector confronts data breaches

Health care organizations face increasing threats from cyber criminals. According to a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the health care sector experienced more cybersecurity breaches in 2015 than any other group......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

Could Data Breaches Break Up the Akorn Aquisition?

Akorn saw its shares crater on Tuesday after some doubts were cast on its potential acquisition by German health care group Fresnius. This isn’t the first time that Akorn has faced concerns regarding........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 27th, 2018

Hospitals Face Growing Cybersecurity Threats

Cyberattacks and data breaches are common at health care facilities, and they can put patients' health at risk. Hospitals are behind the curve in beefing up defenses, industry.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJul 26th, 2017

Protecting health care operations from cyber liability

One of the nation’s largest pediatric health care providers, Children’s Health in Dallas, was recently forced to pay $3.2 million in federal penalties as a result of breaches in its data. The government imposed the penalties despite the fact th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2017

Data Breaches Hit Health Care Industry Hard, Could Be Worse in 2017

Personal medical data is among the most valuable kinds of information to target because once the data is made inaccessible, health care officials will pay handsomely to get it back......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 9th, 2016

Is Big Data Finally Changing Health Care?

Big Data may one day revolutionize health care. LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif.--For decades, innovators have been holding a candle for the potential of Big Data to on.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune12 hr. 34 min. ago

Why You’re the Reason For Those Health Care Mergers

Big data is driving the frenzy of medical M&A—and here’s a surprise: Patients may turn out to be the biggest winners. Look closely at the prominent wedding announcements in the healthcare industry of late--pharmacy benefits manager Exp.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 19th, 2018

Brainstorm Health: Health Care Mergers and Your Data, Alzheimer’s Drug IPO, Flu Season Numbers

Brainstorm Health Daily: March 19, 2018 Look closely at the promin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 19th, 2018

Tech’s Next Big Wave: Big Data Meets Biology

Just about everyone agrees that America's health care.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 19th, 2018

Survey: Health care cyber attacks on the rise

The fact that recent cyber hacks at two specialty pharmacies in Western New York received so little notice is an indication of just how common cybersecurity issues have become at health care organizations. Security breaches at Buffalo-based Onco36.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2018

Health Care Sector Update for 03/12/2018: SRPT,BIIB,PFE,SVRA,ALNY,SNY

Top Health Care S.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqMar 12th, 2018

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Top announcements from HIMSS 2018 — Novartis looks into virtual drug trials — Value-based care could hurt small hospitals

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a newsletter providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2018

THB generates insights from clinical data sets for health care providers

THB generates insights and value from clinical data sets for health care providers.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 11th, 2018

5 Top Jefferies Health Care Picks Have Big-Time Potential

These five top companies with different health care businesses all can provide nice exposure to the sector in growth portfolios. All are rated Buy at Jefferies and make sense now......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 9th, 2018

Don"t Bail On Biotech ETFs: "There Are Several Reasons Why The Sector Took A Breather"

The broader market scuffled in February, but the health care sector was worse. For example, the Health Care Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLV) lost 4.5 percent, which was about 80 basis points worse than the S&P 500's February slide. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 9th, 2018

Health-Care Megamergers Put Drugmakers in a Bind - Bloomberg

BloombergHealth-Care Megamergers Put Drugmakers in a BindBloombergDrugmakers have largely avoided the mega-merger fever gripping the rest of the health-care sector. That leave.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 8th, 2018

Why Cigna’s $50 Billion Offer for Express Scripts Is a Bad Deal

Health insurer Cigna has agreed to acquire pharmacy benefits management firm Express Scripts for $67 billion, including debt. Is consolidation in the health care sector beginning to reach antitrust........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 8th, 2018

Hedge-fund exposure to health-care stocks is at a 5-year high

The health-care sector hasn’t exactly been one of the stand outs of the year in terms of its share performance, but has proved to be a popular choice for hedge funds around the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 7th, 2018

Market Extra: Hedge-fund exposure to health-care stock is at a 5-year high

The health-care sector hasn’t exactly been one of the stand outs of the year in terms of its share performance, but has proved to be a popular choice for hedge funds around the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 7th, 2018

The Health Care Sector Is Gaining Traction

The Health Care Sector Is Gaining Traction.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMar 6th, 2018

Why Is Health Care Cybersecurity So Bad? Blame the Insiders, New Verizon Report Says

The data breach report contains some astonishing tidbits about health care data threats. It’s no secret that .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 2nd, 2018