WHO sees a slowdown in the omicron rise

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday that COVID-19 cases rose 20 percent last week, marking a slowdown in global numbers. The UN agency said more than 18 million new cases were reported across the six WHO regions this week. The previous week saw a … Read More

Cyber ​​Security tops ECRI’s 2022 list of top medical hazards

Diving card: Cyber-security incidents are the biggest security issue for medical devices, as cyberattacks on healthcare organizations continue to pose a threat to industry, according to ECRI’s latest report on healthcare technology risks. ECRI, a non-profit organization that evaluates medical devices for safety and efficacy, … Read More

Can patients just say no to treatment?

When can a patient say “yes” or “no” to a recommended colonoscopy? A blood transfusion? A COVID vaccine? When 2022 opens, health officials predict a tsunami of new coronavirus cases worldwide due to the Omicron and Delta variants. For more than a year, the official … Read More