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by adgrooms on June 19, 2019

On March 27, 1977, two Boeing 747s collided killing 583 on a runway in Tenerife, in the Canary Islands, off the coast of Morocco. This accident led to a new era of standardization and safety in aviation. Aviation studied its vulnerabilities and innovated to be a much safer form of transportation with .07 deaths per billion passenger miles, reducing the number of commercial fatalities from the ...

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by adgrooms on June 18, 2019

Encouraging and enforcing secure passwords is an ongoing challenge for any organization. In healthcare, patient data is a valuable target. The easiest, cheapest, and lowest risk hack is to guess a password. [It happened to Mark Zuckerberg in ...

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by adgrooms on June 14, 2019

The ability to retrieve patient information on a computer is an improvement over the paper filing system of years past. Some benefits have yet to be realized but among them are the potential to give patients greater access to their information, doctors greater visibility into patient history, and researchers a wider view to learn more about our health. But this transformation has brought ...

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by adgrooms on June 13, 2019

Healthcare and auto manufacturing may not appear to have a lot in common, but healthcare is experimenting with Lean, an organizational methodology that comes from the auto industry. Since patients aren't cars and doctors aren't robots, how is this going to work in healthcare? Does it belong in healthcare? Why consider it at all?

Changes to regulations in the last decade, such as HIPAA and ...

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by adgrooms on June 12, 2019

Ransomware is in the news again for a weeks-long ordeal for the city of Baltimore. Healthcare is another favorite target. In cities and health systems the need to access data is vital to ...

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