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Health system IT specialist pleads guilty to stealing colleagues’ personal info

An IT specialist at a health system in upstate New York pleaded guilty this week to stealing personal information from colleagues’ computers. Ameer Elashmawy, 28, pleaded guilty on Monday to fraud and related activity in connection with computers. According to an October press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Elashmawy’s employer, Trillium Health, spent more… Read More »

Trust-Busted: The Decline of Trust in Technology and What It Means for Health

Trust in the technology industry has crashed to an all-time low based on the 2021 Edelman Trust Barometer. As Richard Edelman, CEO, concisely asserted, “Tech loses its halo.” The first chart shows the one-year trend on trust across industries through U.S. consumers’ eyes. Most industries lost citizens’ trust between 2020 and 2021, most notably, Technology,… Read More »

Toronto health group abruptly cancels project that would see some young people get COVID vaccine now

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The changes seem to underline the political sensitivities around Canada’s painfully slow vaccine rollout, where the hint of queue jumping is quickly snuffed out Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Mar 31, 2021  •  9 hours ago  •  4 minute read  •  23 Comments North York General Hospital.… Read More »

Study Finds Growing Acceptance of COVID Vaccine by U.S. Health Care Workers

TUESDAY, March 23, 2021 — Health care workers were just as uneasy as everyone else when COVID-19 vaccines were about to be approved in the United States, with large numbers hesitant to take the shot in early December, a new study reveals. But that hesitancy dwindled over the next few weeks, as health system employees… Read More »