Reported ransomware attack leads to weeks of Aprima EHR outages

A reported ransomware attack on the CompuGroup Medical data center partner, MedNetwoRX, has impeded some customers’ access to their Aprima electronic health record systems for more than two weeks.   According to emails forwarded to Healthcare IT News, the disruption began on April 22 – and some hosted Aprima clients are still waiting for service to… Read More »

Covid lockdown UK: Alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales rose to highest EVER level in 2020

Alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales spiked to highest EVER level in 2020 and the biggest rise was in middle-class women – as experts say Covid lockdowns helped fuel the 20% yearly rise in fatalities Office for National Statistics report published today found there were 7,423 alcohol-related deaths in 2020   Alcohol death toll was a… Read More »