Breadcrumb Home Technology May 24, 2017 01:00 AM News from other sources... Modern Healthcare Tweet Share Share Email More Print Information technologyCybersleuths unearth more clues linking WannaCry to North Korea | Health Data ManagementResearchers from Symantec and Fireeye think the recent WannaCry (aka Wanna Decryptor) attack came from Lazarus, a hacking group tied to North Korea.InterSystems, Epic land more global business than any other EHR vendors | Healthcare IT NewsEpic, the higher cost of the two vendors, won new contracts in Canada, the Netherlands, and Finland, drawing in hospitals keen on its functionality and usability. Twitter helps track spread of seasonal flu in real time | Health Data ManagementTwitter posts can be used to predict the progress of the seasonal flu—including when it will reach its peak and how many cases there will be—in real time, according to researchers from Northeastern.Medical devicesOtsuka, Proteus resubmit FDA application for novel drug-device combination | MobihealthnewsThe two companies are resubmitting their application for a sensor-embedded version of antipsychotic drug Abilify a year after the FDA did not approve the same application sans the extra information in this year's version.PharmaceuticalsFDA clears Merck's Keytruda based on cancer genetics, not location | ReutersKeytruda is the first cancer drug to win FDA approval based on patients' genetic results rather than where the disease originated in the body.Safety, quality and clinical practiceW.H.O. Elects Ethiopia's Tedros as First Director General From Africa | The New York TimesThe W.H.O. chose Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to lead the organization, making him the first African to hold the post.In other newsFlamingo balancing act saves energy | BBCFlamingos don't just stand on one leg to look good—they do it to save energy. The pose doesn't require them to use any active muscular effort. Letter to the Editor Send us a letter Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a Letter to the Editor, and we may publish it in print. Recommended for You Months into crisis, Americans face frustrating test delays COVID-19 testing scales up with automation but supply chain disruptions persist Sponsored Content View the discussion thread.