health care

Social engineering gains momentum with cyber criminals

by • 2 days ago

Public healthcare organizations are increasingly targeted by cyberattacks, prompting security strategies that focus more on people, says IT security expert.

COVID-19 relief bill includes $62.4M for interoperable public health data systems

by • 1 month ago

Efforts to track the coronavirus' spread have been hampered by a lack of interoperability between federal and state and local public health department, laboratory and care provider systems.

Medicare telehealth expansion gets bipartisan stamp of approval from lawmakers

by • 2 months ago

A bipartisan, bicameral group is urging House and Senate leaders to use end-of-year legislation to permanently expand Medicare coverage of telehealth services.

How the Defense Digital Service helped control COVID-19 outbreaks on Navy ships

by • 2 months ago

"The pandemic has pushed the upper limit of what even DDS is able to do," says the tech-development agency's deputy director.

Fitbit to study how to detect COVID-19 in soldiers before symptoms appear

by • 3 months ago

The electronics company is part of the military's latest project on determining if it's possible to know if personnel have been infected before they start to show symptoms.

DIU, Google bring AI to cancer detection

by • 5 months ago

Google has joined up with the DOD to use AI to better detect cancer in service members and veterans.

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