The worldwide nursing shortage is pushing healthcare providers to seek short-term solutions like hiring temporary staff and increasing reliance on telemedicine. To help alleviate the pressure, Accenture confirms that technology, such as artificial intelligence and cloud-based digital cores, can automate non-direct patient care tasks and increase efficiency. However, high upfront costs present a barrier to adoption. Cost optimisation and smart strategic investments could free up funds for these technology solutions.
The ALPHV BlackCat and LockBit ransomware groups are causing havoc in the US healthcare sector, with a surge in cyberattacks on hospitals and pharmacies. The