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More than half of health data breaches triggered internally, study finds

Dive Brief: Breaches of protected health information can seriously harm an organization’s brand and finances, but little is known about how breaches occur and the steps organizations take to prevent a recurrence, according to a research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine. The researchers analyzed 1,138 breach cases that occurred between Oct. 21, 2009, and Dec. 31,… Read More »

Half of COPD Inhaler Use Does Not Align With GOLD Recommendations

November 01, 2018 Share this content: Participants were stratified into aligned with inhaler regimen to first-/second-line GOLD recommendations or nonaligned with recommendations. Approximately half of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who use inhaler medications report use that is not in alignment with current treatment recommendations, according to an analysis of participants in the… Read More »