All posts tagged "hospital"

  • FILE - In this July 22, 2003, file photo, nurses evacuate a patient after a fire broke out on the third floor of the 434-bed the formerly named Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, with visibly blackened windows, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. The FBI says Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, it is investigating a computer network extortion plot at the Los Angeles hospital. In the attacks known as "ransomware," hackers lock up an institution's computer network and demand payment to reopen them. FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said Wednesday that the agency is investigating such a plot at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
    LA hospital paid 17K ransom to hackers of its computer network

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles hospital paid a ransom in bitcoins equivalent to about $17,000 to hackers who infiltrated and disabled its computer network, the medical center’s chief executive said Wednesday. It was in the...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Dana Hyeondae Clinic, where 71 patients have been confirmed to have have been infected with hepatitis C after receiving intravenous injections. (Yonhap)
    Over 70 S. Koreans infected with Hep C after hospital reused syringes

    By Brian Han Following the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) debacle caused by hospital safety negligence, another health-related issue made waves in South Korea recently. A doctor at Dana Hyeongdae Clinic located in Seoul admitted to reusing...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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  • South Koreans wearing masks against the possible Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus sit at the emergency room at Seoul National University Hospital in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, June 1, 2015. More than 680 people in South Korea are isolated after having contact with patients infected with a virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East, health officials said Monday.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    S. Koreans rank No. 1 in hospital visits among OECD: data

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Koreans rank first among the citizens of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) member countries in terms of visits to hospitals per year, data showed Tuesday. According to the Health Data...

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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  • UCLA Reagan
    ‘Superbug’ outbreak linked to 2 deaths at UCLA hospital; more than 100 maybe exposed

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – More than 100 patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center may have been infected by a potentially deadly “superbug” bacteria, hospital officials said today. Seven UCLA patients have been infected by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, bacteria,...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Rescue workers comb through the rubble of a children's hospital after a gas truck exploded, in Cuajimalpa on the outskirts of Mexico City, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. The powerful explosion shattered the hospital on the western edge of Mexico's capital, killing at least three adults and one baby and injuring dozens. (AP Photo)
    Gas explosion at children’s hospital in Mexico, at least 2 dead

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion on Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen concrete in hunt for others who...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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