Teladoc faces lawsuit over robocalls

The telehealth giant Teladoc has been sued in the Southern District of New York over allegedly making robocalls to consumers through a marketing partner. April Hale, of Merkel, Texas, and Len Cline, of Satsuma, Florida, filed a class-action complaint against Teladoc on July 8, accusing the company of contracting with Health Insurance Innovations to sell insurance products on its behalf. […]

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Microsoft offers tools to protect patient data amid heightened COVID-19 security threats

St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has 15,000 employees and more than 1 million patient records.  Given the sheer amount of data being exchanged on a daily basis, “keeping our patient information safe is paramount,” said Chad Brisendine, chief information officer at St. Luke’s, in a video played during a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation.  The scope of the […]

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Hasty rush to cloud hosting during COVID-19 crisis could set stage for 'cyberpandemic'

“The COVID-19 pandemic is spurring adoption of cloud services across all industries as they rapidly pivot to support remote work and collaboration. This is particularly true for healthcare providers at the front line as they leverage remote access and cloud analytics to scale operations. While the pandemic will likely dissipate, the long-term impact for healthcare providers is likely to be […]

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