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New Research May Improve the Treatment of Sepsis

Grant-funded research may help create improved treatments for this condition. Septicemia occurs when your body has a severe immune response to an infection. When the body goes into septic shock, inflammation from the condition can lead to organ failure and potentially be fatal. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in […]

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New Study Shows Grapes Can Act As Edible Sunscreen

According to researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, this popular purple fruit may be able to protect your skin from UV damage and skin cancer. According to data released by the California Table Grape Commission, eating over two cups of grapes a day can increase your resistance to sunburn by almost 75%. The […]

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No More Painful Invasive Biopsies, Only Blood Tests Needed

A more accurate blood test is now coming to fruition. This new approach, furthered by Hebrew University researchers, is able to precisely read information from DNA in the blood and use it to determine the nature of a disease or tumor. It can even determine exactly where in the body the disease is found and […]

Is Your IT Up To Snuff? Important Healthcare Requirements

If you work in health care, ask yourself: do you really know anything about the team who handles your computers and network? Are these people reliable and trustworthy? Does any of the staff have criminal records, or neglect their educational training? If you’re a healthcare organization, you may not be aware of the vetting process […]

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Challenging Times Ahead As Healthcare Cyber Attacks On The Rise

Since November of last year, health care organizations have seen an increase in cyberattacks by a whopping 45%. While attacks have increased by 22% across all industries globally, hospitals and other health-focused groups are the most targeted due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Cyber criminals are utilizing DDoS attacks, botnet and remote code execution, as […]

Simple Steps For COVID-19 Testing Process

If you’ve never gotten a coronavirus assessment, or if you get them frequently and are looking for an all-in-one explanation of the procedure, we have compiled a list below to streamline your understanding of what the experience will look like. Per New York State guidelines, the first thing you’ll want to do is take a […]

Quick Reminder: Don’t Neglect Your Yearly Risk Prevention Training

It’s that time of year again– As per New York State law, annual sexual harassment training must be conducted for employers with 15 or more employees. Online training can satisfy this requirement, and employers need to keep record of each employee’s signature acknowledging they have received such training. Since more and more organization’s have employees […]

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Devastating Cyberattack Delays Cancer Treatment, Staff Out Of Work

Those in the healthcare sector are extremely vulnerable right now, as cyber attacks on hospitals and other medical industries are at an all time high. An attack can interfere with client health insurance, result in a delay in treatment, and cost an exorbitant amount of money. One such hospital is currently dealing with the aftermath […]

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Urgent Message: Ransomware Targeting Healthcare Sector

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) is issuing an advisory after 3 ransomware attacks have occurred in the healthcare system over the past 2 weeks. Increasing cybersecurity threats means healthcare organizations need to be vigilant about educating their end users on proper security measures to take. For more information, check out the NYSDOH […]

Nurture Your Passion For Healthcare Through Reliable Online Training

As effects of the pandemic remain uncertain, businesses and schools are doing their best to adapt to the new normal. Educational opportunities in particular are becoming more difficult due to spikes in COVID-19 cases seen around the country. As more employees work from home, pursuing ongoing learning becomes more difficult. Telehealth and online methods of […]