Tag Archives: Healthcare

Partners HealthCare ending bid to acquire Care New England Health System

Butler Hospital, RI, part of Care New England Credit: Google Street View At the request of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, Partners HealthCare is nixing its bid to acquire Care New England, the second largest health system in the state. At the same time Raimondo asked Lifespan, Care New England and Brown University to resume… Read More »

Healthcare ransomware environment worsens, Beazley warns

In the first quarter of 2019, the number of ransomware attack notifications received by Beazley Breach Services doubled, compared with the same quarter last year. Not only has the frequency of attacks skyrocketed, but attackers are shifting focus by targeting larger organizations and demanding higher ransom payments. In 2015 and 2016, ransomware was a significant… Read More »

Many seniors can’t afford healthcare despite paying billions, finds Gallup

Healthcare costs are on the rise, and seniors may be dramatically impacted by this trend, with a new Gallup study revealing that seniors have withdrawn an estimated $ 22 billion from long-term savings to pay for their healthcare costs. Because of that, 77 percent seniors cite anxiety over healthcare costs and value. Defined as those… Read More »