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Atrium Health breach: Data from 2.65M patients potentially exposed

Billing information of some 2.65 million people – including Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses – may have been compromised at Atrium Health in a “cyber incident” involving the databases of one of its vendors. WHAT HAPPENEDCharlotte, North Carolina-based Atrium – formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System – was contacted by its billing company,… Read More »

Software platform helps connect lung cancer patients, families

Patients with lung cancer and their families may soon have the ability to easily connect with others suffering from the disease. The ability to connect on a platform is expected to help patients and their caregivers to share their experiences on navigating the logistics and emotions of the diagnosis. LUNGevity Foundation, a cancer-focused not-for-profit organization,… Read More »

Heart patients should consider cardiac rehab

(Reuters Health) – Patients who have had a heart attack, stent placement or bypass surgery should strongly consider enrolling in a cardiac rehabilitation program, say the authors of a new patient resource published in JAMA Cardiology. These programs focus on nutrition, stress management, exercise, psychological support, tobacco cessation and heart disease education. They not only… Read More »