Category Archives: Pharma and Healthcare

Cyber attackers targeting healthcare, according to FireEye

According to a new report published today by FireEye, a security firm, the healthcare sector around the world is subject to numerous threat actors and malicious activity as, in some cases, hackers aim to monetize personally identifiable information and protected health information. The security company has requested the healthcare industry to advance their cyber defense… Read More »

Changes in healthcare data with new innovation model

As digital health innovators and healthcare industry strive to improve access, convenience, and outcomes for healthcare clients alike, data is at the heart of how to reshape the competitive landscape for the future. As traditional healthcare firms face growing competition from non-traditional competitors, some have started to understand their competitive advantage in the form of… Read More »

Does the Upcoming Dividend make HCSG a considerable option?

Perusers planning to purchase Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) for its profit should make their move in a matter of seconds, as the stock is going to exchange ex-profit. This implies speculators who buy shares on or after the 22nd of August won’t get the profit, which will be paid on the 27th of September.… Read More »

Health minister from South Africa attempts to ease the concern about the bill

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Wednesday attempted to mitigate worry over the National Health Insurance (NHI) charge which has met with suspicion since its accommodation. The priest said he was certain that the bill, once passed, would creat an effective model for general healthcare in the nation. The bill, presented by Mkhize to Parliament a… Read More »

SBRI Awards Funds for Innovation in Healthcare

SBRI Healthcare has awarded over £ 5.56 million in financing. These initiatives, originally recognized in 2018 by a Phase One funding SBRI competition, including proof-of-concept testing, will now benefit from second funding round to show both technical and commercial viability. Dr Keri Torney, Deputy Director of Life Sciences, Strategy and Innovation at NHS England and… Read More »

Improvement in adult vaccinations’ awareness with technology

Adult vaccination rates, however, are also falling. Throughout the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member nations, the rate of influenza vaccination among those over 65 reduced from 49% to 43% between 2005 and 2015–a large decrease, considerably below the 75% goal of the World Health Organization (WHO). It is estimated that in the… Read More »

South African Health Minister Presented a Bill on universal health care

On Thursday, the Health Minister of South Africa, Zweli Mkhize tabled the bill of National Health Insurance (NHI) to the Parliament, getting one step closer to fulfilling the constitutional obligation of delivering quality universal health care to all. Under the bill, the government will provide a package of comprehensive health services for free at private… Read More »

Several incidents related to privacy of healthcare occurred in July

Numerous privacy incidents at hospitals, IT suppliers and other healthcare organizations captured public attention last month. While some security incidents only affected a few thousand individuals, others were said to have affected more than 2.2 million. A database that held personal information for was left vulnerable to hackers, which may have compromised 239,000 patients.… Read More »