FDA issues cybersecurity alert on GE Healthcare medical devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has put out a safety alert concerning GE Healthcare Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemetry Servers, which it says could pose risks to the patients they’re monitoring. FDA issued the safety communication, which concerns cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the devices, following GE Healthcare’s own issuance in November 2019 of a… Read More »

Can money solve physician burnout?

I previously published a post discussing the most recent Medscape burnout survey results for physicians.  An interesting point of discussion was that many physicians felt that if they made more money, they would likely be happier.  Today, we will discuss the implications of this thought process and if there is evidence to support the claim.  Will more… Read More »

NS TV • Why Check-Ins are The Most Important Skill for Creating Your Healthy Lifestyle

If there’s one thing that I believe can make the biggest impact on your wellbeing, it’s having a consistent check-in practice with yourself. I don’t mean a weight check-in, measurement check-in, or a before and after photo check-in. I mean a mindful check-in with yourself. So often, we move through our lives so quickly, running… Read More »

Horizon BCBSNJ members can use mobile glucose monitors to manage diabetes

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will give members more tools to monitor diabetes with cell phones, under an agreement with Livongo, provider of a chronic condition management platform. The agreement, announced this past week, will make available Livongo’s diabetes solution for the nearly half a million New Jersey state and school employee… Read More »