Information technologyAppeals court rules that stolen laptops class action against payer can proceed | MedCity News
The Third Court of Appeals has now ruled that a class action lawsuit against Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield should be allowed to proceed, ruling the named plaintiffs had not experienced actual losses related to the data breach represented by the 2012 theft of two unencrypted laptops containing personal information of about 840,000 plan members.
One day, first responders will be able to quickly pull up your medical records if they find you during a disaster like an earthquake or forest fire. That's the vision HHS is working toward with a pilot that would let emergency medical services pull up clinical documents at the point of care.
PharmaceuticalsDanish drug maker Novo Nordisk bets $145 million on post-Brexit UK science | Reuters
Novo Nordisk, the world's top maker of diabetes drugs, is investing $145 million in a new research center in Britain, undeterred by Brexit.
Safety, quality and clinical practice'We simply don't know': Egg donors face uncertain long-term risks | STAT
There has been little research on the long-term outcomes for egg donors, who are often recruited on college campuses with the promise of tens of thousands in payments if they have particularly desirable characteristics, such as green eyes or high-level tennis skills or Ivy League degrees.