December 1, 2016

How To Keep Medical Data Safe From Cyber Criminals

Health Data is Hot A string of high-profile data breaches have hit health insurers this year. As many as 11 million Premera Blue Cross customers’ medical […]
November 5, 2016

Why Medical Data Is Vulnerable — And Valuable — To Cybercriminals

In an episode of the Showtime thriller Homeland, terrorists used wireless connectivity to remotely disable the vice president’s defibrillator and induce a heart attack. The scenario […]
October 9, 2016

Rethinking In-Flight Medical Emergencies

Data on in-flight medical emergencies on private aircraft is scarce, but during a recent visit to a major FBO, two pilots of large-cabin business jets told […]
August 18, 2016

Vaccines Are A Medical Miracle

Thanks to the availability of safe, effective, affordable vaccines, parents today know little of the fear–much less the reality–of deadly childhood diseases. Vaccines are the best […]
July 4, 2016

How Malpractice Reform Affects Medical Device Innovation

Doctors are afraid of getting sued. According to some accounts, 75% of them perform more tests and procedures than necessary to avoid potential lawsuits over medical […]
April 1, 2016

Ways To Avoid Or Reduce Medical Debt

By Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell, Next Avenue Contributor Kyle Alfriend’s life was going well in 2007. He had retired early at 44, but after three years, became bored […]