Medical Economics March 10, 2020 edition

Chairman's letter: How to defeat the cyber threat

March 06, 2020

Right now, there’s a good chance a cybercriminal wants to break into your practice. Emails are being sent in the hope one of your employees will click on a link that will install ransomware, hackers are exploiting security flaws in medical equipment with internet connections, and information is being gathered from social media to trick staffers into revealing patient or financial records.

Reaching rural patients through telehealth

March 03, 2020

The struggle to merely access quality health services for the 15 to 20 percent of patients who live in rural areas across the United States remains real, leading to frustration and serious health consequences.