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Subject: [Cybersecurity] Foreign cyberattack on NC paramedics affects 20,000 patients | Trump's 2020 budget: 5 notes on IT funding | 5% of hospital budgets go to cybersecurity | FBI director: US cyber threats 'unlike anything we have had in our lifetimes'
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March 12, 2019
1. North Carolina EMS company alerts 20,000 patients of foreign cyberattack 
2. Trump's 2020 budget: 5 IT notes 

3. 5% of hospital IT budgets go to cybersecurity despite 82% of hospitals reporting breaches 

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6. Congress re-introduces bill to enhance IoT cybersecurity: 4 notes 

7. Real-world technology in action - Considerations for improving care collaboration and the patient experience. Click here to download the white paper. 

Blockchain network partners with Paris cancer center to develop data-sharing tool 
9. US cyber threats 'unlike anything we have had in our lifetimes,' FBI director says 

10. Healthcare groups blast 'devastating' cuts in Trump 2020 budget plan 

11. How Spectrum Health reduced readmissions for wound care by 76% with telehealth. Click here to download the case study. 

12. 10 metro areas with the highest, lowest overall healthcare prices 




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