Guidelines in medicine consolidate vast amounts of knowledge into concise recommendations, but they can be potentially dangerous if not developed properly. The Canadian Ophthalmological Society highlighted an example in a 2018 task force unreasonable recommendation against vision screening for adults aged 65 or older, partly due to misinterpretation of data and exclusion of ophthalmologists from the decision making process. This resulted in flawed methodology and inaccurate data interpretation.
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The integration of technology in healthcare, while beneficial, has increased the sector’s vulnerability to cyber threats. Cybercriminals target healthcare data due to its high value,