Risk Management

ransomware targeting healthcare
Aug 25, 2017 | Jessica Davis
The new variant, Defray, uses incredibly targeted attacks with lures that are custom-crafted to appeal to intended victims - making it much harder…
Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling (photo by Jennifer Romonyske)
Aug 24, 2017 | Susan Morse
CEO Michael Dowling blames federal risk adjustment program that cost CareConnect…
Blue Cross North Carolina to drop grandfathered plans
Aug 24, 2017 | Susan Morse
The number of consumers in these plans has dropped from 330,000 to 50,000, and those that remain have gotten older and sicker…
Aug 23, 2017 | Susan Morse
Interventions lead to fewer prescriptions, less opioid consumption by aggressively limiting opioid dose and duration of therapy at the…
Aug 23, 2017 | Susan Morse
The money is going to programs to improve health through telemedicine, at home…
Aug 22, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Rising pension contributions, swelling labor and pharmaceutical costs are limiting cash flows.
Aug 15, 2017 | Jessica Davis
Medical Center's servers were hit by a ransomware attack in June; officials said investigation…
Aug 11, 2017 | Susan Morse
Allegheny County Employees' Retirement Fund said exits were retaliation for federal government blocking $37…
cyber insurance
Aug 04, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
Policies pick up support as cyber threats increase in frequency and hospitals face stiff fines tied to data breaches.