Native well being networks working to maintain implanted medical gadgets secure from potential cyberattacks

Native well being networks working to maintain implanted medical gadgets secure from potential cyberattacks

May hackers hack your coronary heart or your listening to? Well being officers say implanted medical gadgets like pacemakers, cochlear implants, and insulin pumps may very well be weak to cyberattack. “I do not suppose we’re seeing well being care terrorism on the person stage proper now however we definitely might sooner or later,” mentioned…

South Whitehall Twp. OKs plan for Ridge Farms medical workplace constructing

South Whitehall Twp. OKs plan for Ridge Farms medical workplace constructing

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. – The South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners voted Wednesday evening to approve a conditional closing approval for the primary part of the proposed Ridge Farms growth. Proprietor and developer Kay Builders Inc. is proposing to develop properties on a 138-acre tract at Huckleberry Street.  The primary part of the plan…

Bureaus say they are going to cease reporting on small-dollar medical debt in collections on credit score studies

Bureaus say they are going to cease reporting on small-dollar medical debt in collections on credit score studies

EASTON, Pa. – Practically 70% of medical debt can be coming off credit score studies beginning in July. Three bureaus – Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian – made the announcement on Friday. Debt can be eliminated if it is already been paid. It’s going to now take longer for brand new debt to seem – one…

Medical college graduates discovering out the place they'll do their residency on 'Match Day'

Medical college graduates discovering out the place they'll do their residency on 'Match Day'

It is excessive midday on what medical college students name “Match Day,” the day they discover out the place they’re doing their residency. Lehigh Valley Well being Community’s College of South Florida medical college students are actually leaping for pleasure and wiping away tears. Amongst them is Allentown native Megan Greenberg, who says she was…

Prime Pa. drug official denies blame for botched medical marijuana steering, however her claims don’t add up

Prime Pa. drug official denies blame for botched medical marijuana steering, however her claims don’t add up

Highlight PA is an unbiased, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-Information, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Assessment, and WITF Public Media. Join our free newsletters. Harrisburg, Pa. — The chief of a state company that didn’t make clear guidelines round dependancy therapy and medical marijuana — an motion that had severe penalties —…