Tag Archives: Data

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

Unscrambling the Egg Data: One a Day Looks OK

WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Go ahead and crack that egg. Eating one a day isn’t likely to increase your risk of heart disease, researchers say. The three-decade study showed no association between moderate egg consumption and risk of heart disease. The report — led by a team at Harvard T.H. Chan School… Read More »

How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »

CRM helps Illinois practice cut data entry, track adherence

Executives at MIMIT Health say the practice is saving data entry time after struggling to find the right customer relationship management software package. “We looked previously, but the companies were immature,” recalls Romi Chopra, president, CEO and medical director at MIMIT Health, a large multispecialty group practice of independent physicians with nine locations in Illinois.… Read More »

Healthcare organizations are modernizing data, moving to the cloud

Cloud migration and data modernization go hand in hand, according to new research by Deloitte. In a recently released report, “Data modernization and the cloud,” Deloitte Insights says no survey can definitively identify which is leading the migration—data modernization or cloud adoption. However, the study shows that almost all data management will involve modernization and… Read More »