The rate of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections fell between 2011 and 2014, reversing a decadeslong trend of increasing rates of infection by the bacteria, which people most often encounter in healthcare settings.
The malware that struck computers worldwide earlier this week has forced Princeton Community Hospital in West Virginia to replace its EHR system. In the meantime, clinicians are resorting to paper record-keeping.
Nuance Communications was still crippled on Thursday by the NotPetya malware attack. Transcription services, Dragon Medical Advisor, Quality Solutions Products and other Nuance software have been affected.