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Staff lapses and IT system vulnerabilities are key reasons behind SingHealth cyberattack, according to COI Report

After 22 days of public and private hearings involving 37 witness accounts from August to November 2018, the Committee of Inquiry (COI) convened to inquire into the events and contributing factors leading to the cyberattack on Singapore Health Services Private Limited (SingHealth)’s patient database system, has released its 454-page public report today. Between late June… Read More »

After damaging Reuters report, J&J doubles down on talc safety message

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson Inc’s statement was unequivocal. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson “The FDA has tested Johnson’s talc since the ’70s. Every single time it did not contain asbestos,” the company said in a… Read More »

Don't count on stock market to keep hospitals afloat, report warns

Dive Brief: Hospitals shouldn’t rely on the stock market to buoy balance sheets and should find ways to provide care more cost-efficiently before the next economic downturn, a new Juniper Advisory analysis warns. The investment banking firm reviewed audits from 90 independent hospitals in California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin. The average… Read More »