Tag Archives: Risk

A measles outbreak where you live? Study ranks US places at highest risk

The authors say places like these should be kept under close surveillance because they “could serve as the fulcrum of continuous importation of the measles virus into the USA.” Their paper was published Thursday in the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases. “What we’re trying to do is identify what are the areas that are most… Read More »

Hacker seeking Palmetto Health payroll info puts patient data at risk

An email phishing incident at Palmetto Health resulted in unauthorized access to certain employee email accounts, potentially affecting protected health information. The Pensacola, Fla.-based system is notifying 23,811 patients that an apparent attempt by a hacker to gain access to payroll information may have also impacted their health information. Patients of Palmetto Health, which recently… Read More »