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Texas’ hospital system confirms its first case of new COVID-19 lambda variant

Loading the player… Just when people were beginning to wrap their heads around the delta variant of COVID-19, this week, Texas’ hospital system has become the first to report a case of the lambda variant. According to ABC News, Monday, Houston Methodist Hospital, which operates eight hospitals in its network, confirmed its first case of the… Read More »

NJ hospital system threatening to fire unvaccinated employees faces backlash

Unvaccinated healthcare workers are sparking outrage after receiving an ultimatum from their employer. Hackensack Meridian Health, one of the largest hospital organizations in New Jersey, is making its employees choose: get vaccinated or be terminated.   A letter sent out to staff by CEO Robert Garrett calls for all hospital staff to have at least… Read More »

3D Mammography at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital – Now Available

3D mammography (tomosynthesis), available at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, is a relatively new tool that helps us find more cancers and find those cancers earlier. With traditional mammography, the image is flat. During a 3D mammogram, multiple images are obtained in seconds as the x-ray machine sweeps across the breast. Images are displayed as a series of… Read More »

Rising hospital ransomware attacks could endanger patients, hit bottom lines hard, Moody’s says

Dive Brief: Ransomware attacks will continue among large providers for the foreseeable future, and “healthcare systems will need to deploy additional resources to thwart future cybersecurity breaches even as the pandemic continues to use up significant clinical, financial and strategic resources,” according to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service. The organization noted that nonprofit… Read More »

Big Hospital Chains Get Covid Aid, and Buy Up Competitors

Biden’s Agenda Politics Updates Taxing the Rich $ 4 Trillion Economic Plan Biden’s Approval Rating Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Buoyed by Federal Covid Aid, Big Hospital Chains Buy Up Competitors The pandemic barely dented the financial outlook for some major networks, which continued to acquire weaker… Read More »