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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. Andrea Fox is senior editor of Healthcare IT News.

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6 Executive Health Data Predictions to Watch in 2023

HIT Consultant

Kevin Agatstein, CEO at Kaid Health. In 2023 I predict that unstructured medical data, which makes up the majority of a patient’s chart, will become too valuable to ignore by both providers and payers. Rob Cohen, CEO at Bamboo Health.

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

Healthcare It News

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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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Turning Health Data Deluge Into Actionable Healthcare Analytics

HIT Consultant

Jon-Michael Smith, Head of Healthcare & Life Science Analytics – Data Integration at Qlik. At the time, the 2009 HITECH Act and the introduction of the Meaningful Use program represented a momentous step in healthcare’s digital transformation.

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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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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. healthcare system are causing the country to be ranked toward the bottom of the Bloomberg list of Healthcare Efficiency Scores (Miller, 2018). 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.

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

Bookzurman

With so much evolving in healthcare and technology, it can be hard to keep up and difficult to see where the work that we, and our peers, do is being applied to help caregivers and patients. Health Affairs Article Points to HIO Readiness & Engagement in TEFCA. Healthcare Topics.

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

Bookzurman

With so much evolving in healthcare and technology, it can be hard to keep up and difficult to see where the work that we, and our peers, do is being applied to help caregivers and patients. New health record data standard adoption remains stagnant, ONC finds. Healthcare Topics.

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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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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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Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Health Data Information Exchange and Interoperability

Advanced Data Systems

Medical scientists and computer scientists are working toward a common goal to improve how we gather healthcare data and then store and analyze it. Healthcare AdviceIt’s all hands on deck when it comes to responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

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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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Reflecting on HIMSS 2022: Reimagining healthcare for the future  

Cloud Blogs

The 2022 HIMSS conference wrapped up in Orlando and experts from around the world attended to share their perspectives and key learnings from the last two years of the pandemic, which have transformed healthcare and made a lasting impact. Virtual appointments are now commonplace in healthcare.

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Ribbon Health Raises $43.5M for Healthcare API Data Platform

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Ribbon Health , an API data platform that powers high-quality, cost-effective, and convenient care decisions, announced a $43.5 Enterprise Data Platform and API Layer for Healthcare Solutions.

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Digitalization in healthcare empowers patients

Healthcare It News

In today’s digitalized healthcare environment, keeping the best outcomes for patients at the center of all activity increasingly depends on the smart use of medical data. Challenges for healthcare professionals along the patient pathway. Roles in healthcare are changing.

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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 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.

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Invitae Acquires Ciitizen for $325M to Strengthen its Patient-Consented Health Data Platform

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Medical genetics company Invitae today announced its $325M acquisition of Ciitizen , a patient-centric consumer health tech company that offers a global platform to help patients collect, organize, store and share their medical records digitally.

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Top 10 Healthcare IT News stories of 2022

Healthcare It News

But the top most-read story of the year had to do with a challenge nearly every healthcare organization is facing: clinician burnout, and how to help address it. VA, Healthy Together collaborate on mobile access to health records. Why does Big Tech often fail in healthcare?

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July 2022 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

HIT Consultant

We leveraged our experience executing transactions, extensive network, and market analysis from our 16-year history of advising and selectively investing across the ever-evolving Health IT and Digital Health sectors to gather key market information. HEALTH IT MARKET TRENDS.

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Microsoft releases data-driven updates for healthcare cloud

Healthcare It News

Microsoft this week unveiled new capabilities to help solve some common roadblocks to enhancing patient engagement and effective health team collaboration, and to help support healthcare organizations more easily leveraging their enterprise data warehousing to fuel clinical and operational analytics.

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The Single Market for Healthcare in Europe: Learnings for the U.S.

Health Populi

Here, healthcare is evolving toward a Single Market in the EU. When I’m in the UK later this week, I’ll address the challenge for the UK, Brexit and the National Health Service. While national health services funding and delivery modes will still have local models of organization and control, some over-arching concepts and cooperation are being forged. Two key issues are in my work-radar this trip: digital health cross-border, and health innovation funding.

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RxLive Raises $5M for Population Health Telepharmacy Solutions

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – RxLive , a provider of population health pharmacy solutions, today announced a $5 million Series A funding round led by SpringTide with participation by Cardinal Health.