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The International Weaponization of Health Data

Bill of Health

International collaboration through the sharing of health data is crucial for advancing human health. The Rise of Big Data in Healthcare. And even greater potential is unlocked when data can be pooled (and accessed) from around the world. By Matthew Chun.

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Advocate Aurora says 3M patients' health data possibly exposed through tracking technologies

Fierce Healthcare

Advocate Aurora says 3M patients' health data possibly exposed through tracking technologies. aburky. Thu, 10/20/2022 - 17:22

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Report confirms racial disparities in patient access to their health data

Healthcare It News

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT examined the National Cancer Institute's latest annual health information trends survey to identify racial and ethnic disparities in patient portal offers, access and use.

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State AGs urge Apple to protect consumers’ reproductive health data

Healthcare Dive

Apps holding sensitive health data should be required to delete nonessential information and clearly inform consumers what information they share with parties such as law enforcement, the 10 state attorneys general said

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Health plans can take the lead in gathering more diverse health data. Here's how

Fierce Healthcare

Health plans can take the lead in gathering more diverse health data. Here's how. pminemyer. Fri, 07/22/2022 - 11:52

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Despite concerns, most Americans are willing to share health data in some cases, survey finds

Fierce Healthcare

Despite concerns, most Americans are willing to share health data in some cases, survey finds. agliadkovskaya. Wed, 05/11/2022 - 16:56

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Vulnerabilities in health data privacy causing tension among patients

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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5 Factors to Consider When Developing a Health Data Platform

HIT Consultant

The conversation around whether a healthcare startup should build a data platform or buy one isn’t anything new. Startups choose to build their data platforms for several compelling reasons. Performance and Data Storage. Matt Lavin, Software Architect at LifeOmic.

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Truveta's health data platform launches with $200M, insights on COVID breakthrough infections

Fierce Healthcare

Truveta's health data platform launches with $200M, insights on COVID breakthrough infections. rtorrence. Tue, 11/09/2021 - 14:59

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Health Data Privacy: Majority of Patients Demand Accountability, Transparency

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – A new examination of patient perspectives on health data privacy illustrates unresolved tension over the eroding security and confidentiality of personal health information in a wired society and economy. Privacy and Health Information Accessibility.

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Amid growing concern about data privacy, Invitae shines spotlight on how it uses de-identified health data

Fierce Healthcare

Amid growing concern about data privacy, Invitae shines spotlight on how it uses de-identified health data. aburky. Wed, 12/07/2022 - 18:35

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HIMSS 2022: Microsoft rolls out Azure Health Data Services to unify clinical, imaging and medical device data

Fierce Healthcare

HIMSS 2022: Microsoft rolls out Azure Health Data Services to unify clinical, imaging and medical device data. hlandi. Wed, 03/16/2022 - 06:50

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General Catalyst, a16z and Rock Health back Ribbon Health's $43.5M series B to build out health data platform

Fierce Healthcare

General Catalyst, a16z and Rock Health back Ribbon Health's $43.5M series B to build out health data platform. hlandi. Tue, 11/16/2021 - 16:32

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When is it Okay to Use Your Health Data To Recommend Helpful Products?

Healthcare Leadership

I recently had a conversation about the mountain of health-related mobile apps that are currently available for “free”. Is health data sacrosanct and shouldn’t be used for any purposes other than directly for care? It’s #4 that is problematic when it comes to health data.

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The continued & evolving role of digital fax in health data exchange

Healthcare It News

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The Health Data Interoperability Highway Is Coming. Is Your Organization Ready?

HIT Consultant

At a macro level, The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) promises to be the interoperability superhighway for healthcare data, speeding information on patients from care facility and care provider — regardless of location or healthcare entity — to where it’s currently needed.

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Sharing is caring – app aims to fill gaps in health-data infrastructure

Healthy Debate

The post Sharing is caring – app aims to fill gaps in health-data infrastructure appeared first on Healthy Debate. Primary Debate Categories

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Roundup: MedTech Europe welcomes European Health Data Space, AI detects interval breast cancers, and more briefs

Healthcare It News

MedTech Europe welcomes launch of European Health Data Space. The European Commission this week launched the European Health Data Space (EHDS), which will allow citizens to access their health data in any EU member state.

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Lessons in Health Data Privacy from the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act

Bill of Health

The past may hold important lessons for our uncertain future of health privacy for patients, physicians, and hospitals in the face of abortion subpoenas post- Dobbs. . Familiar tactics and arguments will be levied in forthcoming battles for medical record data access. By Katie Gu.

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NJ Launches Statewide Population Health Data Project

Health IT Analytics

Rutgers Center for State… read more

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House oversight committee launches investigation into reproductive health data collection

Healthcare Dive

The committee sent letters to five data broker companies and five personal health apps requesting information on how they store and share user data

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Maryland Passes Legislation for HIE to Operate as State Health Data Utility

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Maryland State Legislature has passed inaugural legislation, mandating the state-designated health information exchange (HIE), CRISP , to operate as the state-designated health data utility (HDU) beginning Oct.

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Wearable AI Sensor Supports Personalized Health Data Processing, Analysis

Health IT Analytics

New research from the… read more

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Using Social Determinants of Health Data in Machine Learning Reduced Bias

Health IT Analytics

Published in Circulation:… read more

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Apixio Launches Real-Time Health Data Management Solution

HIT Consultant

For many healthcare organizations, patient chart data is stored in complex data warehouses scattered across multiple departments and locations. – Enable real-time access to chart data with the ability to search, filter, view, and download charts directly.

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2022 GHIMA Health Data and Information Conference

nThrive

Speaker: Elliot Holt, Product Manager of Data Science, nThrive. Join Elliot Holt, Product Manager of Data Science at nThrive, at GHIMA22 for his session “AI in Health Care: A Cure for Data Pains.” The post 2022 GHIMA Health Data and Information Conference appeared first on nThrive. Dates: August 21-22, 2022. Location: Desoto Hotel, Savannah, GA. The expensive and wasteful practices of the U.S.

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Americans Grew Digital Health-Data Muscles in the Pandemic – New Insights from the Pew Charitable Trusts

Health Populi

“Most Americans clearly recognize the potential benefits that improved health IT can offer, and they want this transformation of the health care system to continue,” the Pew Charitable Trusts research concludes in Most Americans Want to Share and Access More Digital Health Data.

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Health data breaches slowing from 2021's record high, report suggests

Healthcare Dive

1 cause of breaches for the sixth year in a row, according to a new report from Fortified Health Security Malicious attacks were the No.

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Our Mobile Health Data: Shared, Identifiable, and Privacy-Deprived

Health Populi

As more mobile app users — consumers, patients, and caregivers — use these handy digital health tools, much of the data we share can be re-identified and monetized by third parties well beyond those we believe we’re sharing with. This compromised health data privacy scenario comes out of research published this month in the BMJ , Data sharing practices of medicines related apps and the mobile ecosystem: traffic, content, and network analysis.

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OCR Joins Chorus of Regulators Warning About Health Data Tracking Technology

Triage Health Law

Cookies, web beacons, and similar technology are used to collect and analyze data about how users, browsers and devices interact with websites and mobile apps across the Internet (“Tracking Technology”). Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”).

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Turning Health Data Deluge Into Actionable Healthcare Analytics

HIT Consultant

Jon-Michael Smith, Head of Healthcare & Life Science Analytics – Data Integration at Qlik. However, by 2020, as a result of the pandemic and health tech’s record boom, many hospitals were essentially drinking from a data firehose. Health IT Opinion healthcare analytic

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OCR Joins Chorus of Regulators Warning About Health Data Tracking Technology

Triage Health Law

Cookies, web beacons, and similar technology are used to collect and analyze data about how users, browsers and devices interact with websites and mobile apps across the Internet (“Tracking Technology”). Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”).

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Skyflow Secures $45M to Expand Health Data Privacy Vault – HLTH21

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Skyflow , a Palo Alto, CA-based customer data privacy company, today announced a $45M Series B financing round led by Insight Partners. PHI data privacy, security and compliance, solved with a simple API.

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Global Health Data Sharing: The Case of China and the Two Coronavirus Pandemics

The Rand Blog

Although tensions over the coronavirus seem to be prompting China to isolate itself in terms of data sharing, the first coronavirus pandemic in 2003 actually helped open China to health collaborations with other countries.

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Patient Health Data is a Total Privacy Risk. You Might Be Surprised What Risks are Flagged.

Bookzurman

Health Affairs Article Points to HIO Readiness & Engagement in TEFCA. HIMSS Announces 2021 Changemaker in Health Awardees. EHR Vendor Cerner Links with Apple For Patient Health Data Exchange. Health Interoperability Standards.

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Particle Health Raises $25M to Scale Health Data Exchange API Platform

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Particle Health , a New York-based API platform for advanced healthcare data exchange, , today announced its Series B financing of $25 million led by Canvas Ventures with participation from Menlo Ventures , Story Ventures , and Pruven Capital.

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Sicker Consumers Are More Willing to Share Health Data

Health Populi

People dealing with chronic conditions are keener to share personally-generated data than people that don’t have a chronic disease, Deloitte’s 2018 Survey of U.S> > Health Care Consumers learned. This and other insights about the patient journey are published in Inside the patient journey , a report from Deloitte that assesses three key touch points for consumer health engagement.

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Using Social Determinants of Health Data to Forge an Equitable Future

nThrive

Given how closely financial health is linked to overall wellness, 1 it’s important to recognize that keeping individuals and communities healthy involves much more than simply taking temperatures and prescribing medication. Data can help.

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With iOS 15, Apple Health can share health data directly with big name EHRs

Bookzurman

New health record data standard adoption remains stagnant, ONC finds. Defense Logistics Agency Is Building an EHR to Track Occupational Health. CMS won't take enforcement action for payer-to-payer data exchange in May interoperability rule.

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Tech Assets Might Help Make Public Health Data More Equity-Centered

The Rand Blog

public health system. What would more equity-centered, tech-engaged public health data look like The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified broad societal inequities and trained a spotlight on the strengths and weaknesses of the U.S.

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The Evolution of SDOH and Health Data Exchange

Lexis Nexis

I recently provided my perspective as a healthcare solution provider to Healthcare Innovation on the topic of what the current landscape of Social Determinants of Health and health data exchange is and where I see it heading. Social Determinants of Health

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Health Consumers Value Sharing and Downloading Health Data, But Privacy Concerns Remain

Health Populi

are growing their health IT muscles and literacy, accelerated in the coronavirus pandemic. adults 18 and over to determine peoples’ perspectives on personal health information in light of their pandemic era experiences. People in the U.S.

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Health Data Privacy Protection Requires Cultural Changes and A Holistic Approach

HIT Consultant

Data has become a critical asset for health care providers, arguably equivalent to currency, and in the digital age, failing to adequately protect patient data has become a major risk. million for a healthcare data breach , even before making a ransom payment.