hospitals

disaster response

The Military Is Finally Mobilizing Tactical Hospitals for Puerto Rico

But for all its sophistication, the military's emergency medical system in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico is meant to be temporary.
David Axe
10.3.17
health care

Hospitals Are Prescribing Home Surveillance to Save Lives

The new technology can help curb complications, but at what cost?
Aaron Frank
4.8.17
The internet of hackable things

A Hackable Dishwasher Is Connecting Hospitals to the Internet of Shit

Despite all kinds of internet-connected things getting pwned, manufacturers insist of putting stuff on the internet without any security.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.27.17
uk

Ransomware Targets UK Hospitals, But NHS Won't Pay Up

Freedom of Information requests show that, although some UK hospitals have been infected by ransomware, they're not paying up.
Joseph Cox
8.30.16
Health

A Hospital Is Changing Its Menu After Administrators Ate the Food for a Week

There’s an ongoing debate in health: can hospital food be both tasty and healthy?
Kaleigh Rogers
7.19.16
babies

Curl Up in This Giant Egg to Experience Sound Like an Unborn Baby

The Sonic Womb allows you to experience sound through your body as opposed to through your ears.
Emiko Jozuka
5.17.16
germs

If You’re Not Using the Six-Step Hand Washing Method, You’re Gross

You’re a walking germ.
Sarah Emerson
4.8.16
hospitals

Months After Hacks, DHS Sends a Warning About Hospital Ransomware

On Thursday, US-CERT published an alert about ransomware hitting hospitals. But is it too little, too late?
Joseph Cox
4.1.16
security

The Spreading Epidemic of Hospital Ransomware

Ransomware including the new Samsam has been disrupting healthcare providers across the globe.
Joseph Cox
3.31.16
News

Why More Blood Is Still Better When It Comes to Medical Tests

Getting enough data has historically been difficult when performing tests on small samples of blood.
Takara Small
11.18.15
News

Hospitals Are Under ‘Constant Attempts at Attack’ from Hackers, FDA Says

The agency is talking up threats to hospitals and medical devices, but not following up with enforcement.
J.M. Porup
11.13.15
Health

Why Aren't There Better Cybersecurity Regulations for Medical Devices?

From pacemakers to drug pumps, critical medical devices have been shown to be incredibly vulnerable.
J.M. Porup
10.19.15
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