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Processes and technology should be boosted against cyberthreats -- which are becoming more sophisticated.
About 44% of US adults are worried about having their personal health care information stolen.
"There are all kinds of options for encryption that they can take advantage of. It works well."
Introduction of this app would yield a 216% return on investment during the first year of use.
Researchers say that a heartbeat could serve as a secure 'password' for patient's electronic medical history.
The device was found to support heart function in a porcine model of acute heart failure.
Conditions are now right for a "perfect storm" of deliberate misinformation that could seriously hurt -- or even kill -- health-care consumers on a mass scale.
Patient evaluations performed through teleconferencing may lack the accuracy of a physical exam.
Commenting about patient behaviors on Facebook is becoming a common practice among clinicians.
Personalized daily text messaging improves the adherence in youths over a 6-month intervention.
Researchers have found that positive messages prevail on Twitter about HPV vaccines.
This study found that the virtual reality game got adults moving -- but only for a while.
The year-long study period showed that the intervention group had a testing rate of 63.7%, compared to the comparison group of 42%.
Medical practices can take a number of steps to ensure more security of their computer data.
Using drones may provide means to supply blood to accident sites, natural disasters and rural areas.
The device reduces blood flow to the hair follicles during chemotherapy treatments.
The Watson Oncology program agreed with doctors 90% of the time in many cases, researchers find.
About 6% of posts about plastic surgery are by surgeons and 37% of these are self-promotional.
This study finds that exercising with a virtual limb can reduce pain by as much as 50%.
This interactive program aims to build better sleep habits, researchers say.