Medical devices and equipmentEdwards Lifesciences shares fall after hours | The Wall Street Journal
Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. fell sharply in after-hours trading Tuesday after the medical-device maker reported lower-than-expected sales of its minimally invasive heart valves in the third quarter.
Safety, quality and clinical practiceStates see peer-recovery coaches as a way to break the addiction epidemic | Kaiser Health News
During overdose patients' emergency department stays, they are introduced to a “peer recovery coach.” Patients trust these coaches, with whom they share common experiences. Coaches then stay in touch after discharge. The model is gaining traction because millions of Americans are estimated to abuse opioids, an epidemic that's behind billions of dollars in hospitalization costs.
Another virus is a greater threat to infants than Zika, but far less often discussed | The New York Times
The world has been galvanized by the Zika epidemic spreading through the Americas, which has left more than 2,000 infants with severe brain damage. But for pregnant women and their infants in the United States, cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is the far greater viral threat.
Information technologyAbundance of stolen healthcare records on dark web is causing a price collapse | Cyberscoop.com
The large amount of leaked patient records stolen and posted for sale to the dark web in recent months has caused prices for most of those records to drop, according to new research provided to CyberScoop and conducted by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology and cybersecurity firms Flashpoint and Intel Security.