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Covid-19 UK: More than 150 care homes across England have suffered at least 20 coronavirus deaths

Revealed: More than 150 care homes across England have suffered at least TWENTY Covid deaths, according to first official data that lays bare just how devastating the virus has been for the sector Calway House care home in Taunton, Somerset, had 41 Covid deaths — almost half its total residents capacity  Bedford Care Home in… Read More »

More than 1/3 of health organizations hit by ransomware last year, report finds

Dive Brief: More than a third of healthcare organizations were hit by a ransomware attack in 2020 and of those, 65% said the cybercriminals were successful in encrypting their data, a report from cybersecurity company Sophos found. The report also found that roughly a third of organizations that had data stolen paid the ransom to recover… Read More »

Americans drank more to relieve stress amid pandemic, especially women

While Americans have shifted to heavier alcohol use during the pandemic, studies indicate a concerning pattern among women as they drank to relieve stress, boredom and the pain from social isolation.  Dr. George F. Koob, director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, told Fox News in an interview that women are generally… Read More »

More outreach on info blocking compliance high on ONC’s to-do list

Although the state of the pandemic has been looking better in the United States recently, National Coordinator for Health IT Micky Tripathi says we’re not out of the woods yet. But technology can help ensure a more seamless response moving forward, he said.   One job for inter-agency task forces, he noted, will be considering:… Read More »