Family physician discusses social media pluses for docs; Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Israeli-based university collaborate on pediatric medical technology;

> The protected health information of 12 patients at Reading (Pa.) Hospital--including Social Security numbers--was breached when a hospital employee printed off the patients' billing information from their electronic health records, according to Health Data Management. The breach took place in March, and the employee has since been terminated. Post

> Doctors should be on social media not only to be able to express their opinions and commentaries, but also to discover their passions, family physician and blogger Mike Sevilla told a crowd at the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference this past week in New York, Healthcare IT News reports. Sevilla also thinks social media is important for helping physicians to manage their online reputations. Article

> Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva, Israel are collaborating to create medical technologies geared toward children, according to a recent announcement. Announcement

And Finally… This company apparently likes to flush money down the toilet. Article

 

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