Tablets help seniors cross the 'digital divide,' study shows

Recent research has shown the use of tablet computers among elders has helped them break the barrier of the "digital divide."

Healthcare now the biggest cyber-attack target, report reveals

The leading causes for breaches and attacks on healthcare organizations Ponemon identified are (in order of severity): theft, employee negligence and malware. The biggest vulnerability for each of the past four years: Lost and stolen computers and paper files.

Interoperability pressured

Congress is getting more involved in healthcare interoperability. Lawmakers have proposed legislation calling for changes to the process in order to speed up and broaden provider inclusion by the end of 2018.

Congress gets tough on EHR interoperability

Providers using incompatible or uncertified electronic health record systems by the end of 2018 could face reduced Medicare reimbursements under a bill introduced Thursday in both houses of Congress.

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June 20

107 years young

Chambersburg, PA 

Irene Rebok, a resident of Magnolias of Chambersburg, will celebrate her 107th birthday with a visit from a state representative and a "card shower."