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Liability Lessons for Hospitals

- By understanding what leads to lawsuits against hospitals, healthcare organizations can reduce the risk of litigation.

Patients Uneasy About Security of Electronic Health Records

- A new survey finds patients wary of the move to electronic health records and the ability of their healthcare providers to secure them.

What We Can Learn From Arizona's Loss

- We aren't doing the mentally ill any favors by letting them deteriorate unassisted.   -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Can Venture Capital Bolster America's Biodefenses?

- The Department of Health and Human Services wants to partner with the private sector to reinvent biodefense research and development.

Biodefense Innovation

- A publicly funded, privately run investment corporation to support high-risk, high-reward research could speed production of countermeasures after a biological attack or disease outbreak (.pdf) and is recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Hospital and Healthcare Security, Fifth Edition

- The fifth edition of a classic text,  with updates and revisions based on the changing landscape of hospital and healthcare security.

Virtual Healthcare

- One medical facility improved access and security by replacing traditional desktop computers with virtual desktops accessed through thin clients.

A New Plan for Biodefense Innovation

- A venture capital enterprise investing in high-risk research could help drive innovation in vaccine manufacture and delivery.


- The National Biosurveillance Integration Center was envisioned as a fusion hub for intelligence on biological threats, but the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds common obstacles (.pdf)—technology and bureaucracy—have hindered its progress.

The Only Kind of Identity Theft That Could Kill

- Medical identity fraud isn't only incredibly expensive, it could be the only kind of identity theft that could kill.

Hospitals Should Band Together Before The Next Crisis Hits

- A new report from the Center for Biosecurity recommends that every hospital in the country make common cause and form healthcare coalitions.

Healthcare Coalitions

- A recent report on healthcare catastrophes emphasized the need for healthcare providers, like providers in other sectors, to form regional planning coalitions to ensure continuity during major events (.pdf).

Partnering for a Healthy Response

- Healthcare facilities in regions around the country are forming regional coalitions to better prepare for emergencies.

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