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ABC4 Utah: Optum/Change Healthcare Cyberattack

Watch this report on the Optum/Change Healthcare cyberattack.

Clinical Trial Magazine: Unexpected Events

Clinical trials can vary significantly in their levels of complexity, with the length, therapeutic area and number of patients taking part in all contributing factors. But sometimes the wider trends of the pharmaceutical industry can be just as much of an impact, and that’s what we’ve seen as medicine is becoming more personalized…

Report: Monitoring Situations in Panama Canal and the Red Sea and Suez Canal

Nonprofit Healthcare Ready released a report on potential supply chain issues due to a drought-induced decrease in water level

Red Sea, Panama Canal issues: 3 notes for hospital supply execs

Low water levels in the Panama Canal and cargo ship attacks from an Iran-backed rebel group are disrupting the healthcare supply chain and increasing shipping costs. 

Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit that tracks healthcare access trends during disasters, emergencies and outbreaks, said it is monitoring the threats to the medical supply chain.

Press Release: Restoring the Healthcare Workforce for Equity Program

Healthcare Ready — the nonprofit organization established to help strengthen the U.S. healthcare system and assist communities in planning for, responding to, and recovering from disasters and disease pandemics —  concluded a year-long initiative to understand the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and other disaster-related trauma on the healthcare workforce and highlights significant losses and burnout among healthcare workers, especially those who serve rural, low-income, or racially and ethnically diverse populations.   

Healthcare Ready Welcomes Julie Abrams As Associate Director Of Programs And Response

Healthcare Ready in Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce that Julie Abrams, a resident of Kansas City, recently joined the nonprofit as associate director of programs and response. Abrams will provide management and leadership for the organization related to supply-chain resilience, healthcare security and equity.

The 'sickest day of the year'

Aug. 24 is the nation’s “sickest day of the year,” according to new research by leave management platform Flamingo Leave Tracker.

Is the U.S. headed for another "tripledemic" this fall?

As COVID cases and hospitalizations rise, experts warn it could happen again.


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