Information technologyJohns Hopkins employees included in data breach | WMAR-TV Baltimore
A data breach could put some Johns Hopkins employees' information at risk. The breach happened at Newkirk Products, which issues health care identification cards for Johns Hopkins Hospital and University employees.
Hospitals use low-tech defense for high-tech attacks | Bloomberg.com
Downtime carts and other low-tech replacements for health IT tools are becoming crucial as hospitals face new threats from cybercriminals that have the potential to shut down information networks, hospital executives told Bloomberg BNA.
PharmaceuticalsElizabeth Warren demands open access to data from patient trials of drugs | STAT
Should researchers make public all the data they collect when testing drugs and medical devices on patients? That's been a hot question in the scientific community for years – and as a debate intensified this week, an unlikely voice weighed in on the side of opening data to all: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Global pressure on health spending is forcing the $1 trillion-a-year pharmaceutical industry to look for new ways to price its products: charging based on how much they improve patients' health, rather than how many pills or vials are sold.
PhysiciansLong Island pharmacist found guilty of distributing black-market HIV drugs | The Wall Street Journal
A Long Island pharmacist and his company were convicted of charges related to illegally distributing black-market HIV medication, the state attorney general's office said on Tuesday.
Safety, quality and clinical practiceYoung inventors work on secret proteins to thwart antibiotic-resistant bacteria | NPR.org
Three college-age scientists think they know how to solve a huge problem facing medicine. They think they've found a way to overcome antibiotic resistance.