Tag Archives: hits

How to weather the storm when disaster hits home

With hurricane season approaching and myriad other potential threats looming, health systems and hospitals need to be prepared for the worst. George Carion, chief technology officer at Cedars-Sinai Health System, shares strategies in this Q&A. Cedars-Sinai was named a top 10 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired recipient in 2018 and received a special shout-out for their… Read More »

Data breach at physician staffing firm EmCare hits 31K patients

Dive Brief: Physician staffing company EmCare has acknowledged that hackers gained access to data on about 31,000 patients, as well as about 30,000 of its employees and contractors. The company began sending notifications to those affected on Friday. Plantation, Florida-based EmCare found out about the issue after discovering that an “unauthorized third party obtained access” to… Read More »

Merck's Keytruda hits the skids in pivotal trial, putting its liver cancer nod at risk

Merck & Co.’s immunotherapy Keytruda has been hitting its trial targets so often, it’s tempting to think it can’t miss. But it can—and Tuesday’s data in liver cancer proves it. In a pivotal study in patients with advanced hepatocellular cancer (HCC) who’d already been treated with another drug, Keytruda fell short of statistical significance on both its… Read More »