Health Records

Privacy concerns, GDPR to drive tech security spending: Gartner

Security services market estimated to grow to $114 bn in 2018, $124 bn in 2019

Business (India)

Health officials reveal why nearly 650 people got sick after eating at Chipotle

Health officials say they have identified the cause of a foodborne-illness outbreak stemming from a Chipotle restaurant in Powell, Ohio, that sickened at least 647 people.<p>Stool samples taken from customers who got sick after eating at the restaurant tested positive for Clostridium perfringens, a …

Environmental Health

Singapore copes with record-high elderly suicide rate

In 2017, the number of elderly people committing suicide in Singapore reached a record high, with 129 people over 60 taking their own lives.<p>Health | …

Senior Citizen

Podcast: The future of giving patients their own data

Dan is joined by Seema Verma, Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), to talk about how patients should be given …

News (U.S.)

Community Health Systems Inc. (CHS) investigated as part of meaningful use - Nashville Business Journal

By Joel Stinnett <br>– Reporter, Nashville Business Journal<p>Aug 14, 2018, 7:04am CDT<p>Franklin-based Community Health Systems Inc. is under investigation in …

Health Care

Study: US Hospitals Won’t Have EHRs at Full Capacity Until 2035

Hospitals in the United States are still decades away from implementing more comprehensive electronic health records (EHRs) featuring sophisticated …

Digital Health

CHS facing meaningful use incentives inquiry

Community Health Systems executives have been asked by government investigators about their work related to a federal incentive program aimed at …


EHR access and training still lacking for medical trainees

Physicians have plenty of complaints about the shortcomings of electronic health records (EHR), such as lack of interoperability, but not all …

Health Care (Canada)

Tech giants want to fix electronic health records

A group of tech firms including Alphabet, Amazon and Microsoft say they're "jointly committed to removing barriers for the adoption of technologies …

Health Care

Palos Heights School District 128 hiring part time school nurse

Bachelor's degree, Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Illinois, Valid Professional Education License with School Nurse OR Willing to obtain<p>This post …


Tech Giants Pledge to Make Healthcare Data Easier to Access

Several tech giants have pledged to make patient and provider access to healthcare data online a lot easier, <b>The Hill reports.</b><p>Amazon, Google, …

Conservative View

Prenatal Tdap Vaccine Not Linked to Autism, Study Finds

Women who receive the tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine during pregnancy are no more likely to have a child with an autism …

Public Health

Boston-based Partners in Health receives $15 million from Wagner Foundation

On Sunday, a Boston-based foundation sought to aid a Boston-based international medical charity in continuing to help marginalized people around the …


How Blockchain Technology Can Redefine Health Data

Health records increase situational awareness by providing an in-depth history of patients. Medical personnel operate at the highest capacity when …


Apple's iOS Health Records tool now supports more than 75 healthcare providers

(Credit: Lance Whitney)<p>Apple iOS users who want to access their medical records on their iPhone or iPad now stand a better chance of finding a participating provider.<p><b>SEE: 4 ways the iOS App Store has made life better since it launched 10 years ago</b><p>Launched in January as an add-on to Apple's Health …

Digital Health

Blockchain in healthcare: a list of what different companies are trying

<b>The benefits of blockchain are long, convoluted and debatable. But behind the hype, there is strong evidence that the technology has the</b> <b>potential</b> <b>to</b> …


Unions urge members to opt out of MyHealth Record

Lack of clarity<p>Loading<p>The Federal Government and the Australian Digital Health Agency said that under s14(2) of the <i>Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010</i> …

Health Care

Tools in e-records fail to help patients on lots of meds

Giving patients tools via electronic health records to help them manage complex drug regimens didn’t improve medication adherence or lower blood …


Draft paper on the NHSstirs up a privacy debate

Digitising the health data of a billion people sure has its benefits, but government think-tank NITI Aayog has also ruffled some feathers by floating

Health Care

33 Job Openings In Towson

Tommy Bahama, Y of Central Maryland, Friends School and other employers in and around Towson are hiring.<p>TOWSON, MD — Looking for work close to home? …


View your medical records from dozens of hospitals on your iPhone

The goal of Apple’s Health Records initiative is to enable iOS users to see their medical history right on their device. Hospitals need to share their data for this to work, and Apple is getting a strong response.<p>When Apple introduced this addition to the Health app in January, there were just a …

Digital Health

Apple’s new Health Records feature touts nearly 80 supported health systems

Apple opened up its new Health Records API just over two months ago to let developers create new apps and improved experiences for patients, particularly as they visit multiple doctors or health systems. Now we’re hearing more about the standard on which the Health Records platform is based, along …

Digital Health

Apple's iOS Health Records has 75+ backers, uses open-source frameworks for easy adoption

Apple's iOS Health Records program has grown to 77 supported health organizations, and is using an open-source standard known as Fast Healthcare …

Health Care

OpenEMR security flaws could have exposed millions of patient records

The health records of millions of patients worldwide were potentially left open to attack by a slew of critical vulnerabilities uncovered by a single …

Open Source Software

Apple says iOS' Health Records, which improves patient data portability, now has 75+ different health institutions on board, up from 12, and uses open standards

Health Care

The Benefits Of Health Information Technology: A Review Of The Recent Literature Shows Predominantly Positive Results

1 Blumenthal D . Launching HITECH . <i>N Engl J Med</i> . 2010 ; <i>362</i> ( 5 ): 382 – 5 . Crossref, Medline , Google Scholar<p>2 Goldzweig CL , Towfigh A , Maglione …

Google Scholar

Opt-out digital health records cause debate in Australia

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Digital Health

Australia gets its first National Data Commissioner

To steer public data reforms.

Technology (Australia)

Allergy explosion: The truth behind the most common myths

Are women more allergy-prone?<p>In adult life, women are certainly more likely than men to report having allergies and intolerances to food. …


Health records 'put at risk by security bugs'

<b>Health records of almost 100 million patients worldwide were put at risk by security issues with a popular patient management system, researchers say.</b><p>Almost 30 bugs were found in the OpenEMR system, by a cyber-security group called Project Insecurity.<p>OpenEMR is one of the world's most widely used …