Collection, use of consumer data puts sensitive health information at risk, groups say

FierceHealthIT

The information that consumers share online, including sensitive health data, is being collected, shared with third parties and sold, often without consumers’ awareness, and that is putting consumers’ privacy and data at risk, according to many federal lawmakers and consumer groups

Michigan HIE Group Creates Shared Environment For Modeling Interoperability

Healthcare IT Today

Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Health Data Interoperability Health Data Sharing Healthcare Interoperability HIE Interoperabilility Institute Interoperability Land Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services MiHIN

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Privacy experts skeptical of Facebook’s moves to protect sensitive health information

FierceHealthIT

Facebook announced changes to its platform that it says will give users more privacy when discussing health conditions or sharing health information in closed groups. Privacy experts and patient advocates say these changes do not go far enough to protect users’ personal health information and ensure that the data will not be collected or used

Provider, Software Company Tussle Over Rights To Critical Data

Healthcare IT Today

In what may be the nightmare scenario for most health IT leaders, a post-acute care provider has entered into a legal battle with a former vendor over access to its patient data. Post Acute Medical LLC post-acute care Protected Health Information

AHIMA and Provider Groups Call for Enhanced Security and Clarification On Information Blocking Rule

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) sent a joint letter to Congressional leaders today voicing concerns that certain provisions of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC’s) recent 21st Century Cures Act (Cures) proposed rule on information blocking jeopardizes goals to foster a healthcare system that is interoperable, patient-engaged and […].

Algorithms v's Privacy : health information is being sold and turned into ‘risk scores’

Lloyd Price

Companies are starting to sell “risk scores” to doctors, insurers and hospitals to identify patients at risk of opioid addiction or overdose, without patient consent and with little regulation of the kinds of personal information used to create the scores. Health insurance giant Cigna and UnitedHealth's Optum are also using risk scores. Congress hasn’t taken up the issue of intrusive big data collection in health care. The practice scares some health care safety advocates.

Health Data Privacy Shouldn’t Mean “Stuff your health information in your mattress” [Quote]

E-CareManagement

Lawrence Garber MD, Internist/Medical Director for Informatics, Reliant Medical Group. The post Health Data Privacy Shouldn’t Mean “Stuff your health information in your mattress” [Quote] appeared first on e-CareManagement blog. Information & Communication Technologies (ICT Our focus has been to figure out how to accommodate the 5% of patients that get their peace of mind knowing that they have absolute control of every piece of their data.

Dr. Rob Lamberts, Direct Primary Care, and the Future of Healthcare – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Rob was an early adopter of electronic health records in his practice, after having been exposed to EHRs during his training. He became the president of the GE Centricity user group, and his group practice won a HIMSS Davies Award for its innovative and effective use of its EHR. The Harlow Group LLC. Health Care Law and Consulting. Rob was an early adopter of electronic health records in his practice, after having been exposed to EHRs during his training.

Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian Gropper MD has been a medical device and medical software entrepreneur and advocates for patient control of health data. Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. The Harlow Group LLC.

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian Gropper MD has been a medical device and medical software entrepreneur and advocates for patient control of health data. Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee.

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian Gropper MD has been a medical device and medical software entrepreneur and advocates for patient control of health data. Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee.

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian Gropper MD has been a medical device and medical software entrepreneur and advocates for patient control of health data. Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. The Harlow Group LLC.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology. The Harlow Group LLC.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology. The Harlow Group LLC.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology. The Harlow Group LLC.

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Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Jean Drouin, CEO, Clarify Health Solutions. The Harlow Group LLC. Health Care Law and Consulting. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health.

Controlling Prison Healthcare Costs with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

Many inmates enter prison with chronic health conditions and infectious diseases; longer prison terms and life sentences have created an aging population who often need extensive care. Health Information Technology Patient Engagement Telemedicine Technologies Virtual Care

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.)

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) The Harlow Group LLC. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.)

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Jean Drouin, CEO, Clarify Health Solutions. The Harlow Group LLC. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Jean Drouin, CEO, Clarify Health Solutions. The Harlow Group LLC. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian Gropper MD has been a medical device and medical software entrepreneur and advocates for patient control of health data. Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. It uses public blockchain, standards and open source software to enable patient-controlled independent health records that can last a lifetime. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.)

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian Gropper MD has been a medical device and medical software entrepreneur and advocates for patient control of health data. Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. It uses public blockchain, standards and open source software to enable patient-controlled independent health records that can last a lifetime. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.)

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Why Telemedicine, Why Now?

GlobalMed

The Rapid Rise of Virtual Health. Demographic studies suggest Europe’s economy will slide into crisis as its workforce shrinks and the elderly demand more expensive health care services.

SAMHSA Telebehavioral Health Webinars with Dr. Marlene Maheu

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The post SAMHSA Telebehavioral Health Webinars with Dr. Marlene Maheu appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

How many tries does it take to flip a physician?

Society for Participatory Medicine

The initial ABIM strategy was to work peer to peer, doctor to doctor, and that first wave began in 2012 by asking several specialty groups to come up with lists of procedures that should no longer be routine. ( chapter two of three ).

Dr. Rob Lamberts, Direct Primary Care, and the Future of Healthcare – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Rob was an early adopter of electronic health records in his practice, after having been exposed to EHRs during his training. He became the president of the GE Centricity user group, and his group practice won a HIMSS Davies Award for its innovative and effective use of its EHR. The Harlow Group LLC. Health Care Law and Consulting. Rob was an early adopter of electronic health records in his practice, after having been exposed to EHRs during his training.

Dr. Rob Lamberts, Direct Primary Care, and the Future of Healthcare – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Rob was an early adopter of electronic health records in his practice, after having been exposed to EHRs during his training. He became the president of the GE Centricity user group, and his group practice won a HIMSS Davies Award for its innovative and effective use of its EHR. The Harlow Group LLC. Health Care Law and Consulting. Rob was an early adopter of electronic health records in his practice, after having been exposed to EHRs during his training.

Dr. Rob Lamberts, Direct Primary Care, and the Future of Healthcare – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Rob was an early adopter of electronic health records in his practice, after having been exposed to EHRs during his training. He became the president of the GE Centricity user group, and his group practice won a HIMSS Davies Award for its innovative and effective use of its EHR. The Harlow Group LLC. Health Care Law and Consulting. Rob was an early adopter of electronic health records in his practice, after having been exposed to EHRs during his training.

Dr. Rob Lamberts, Direct Primary Care, and the Future of Healthcare – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Rob was an early adopter of electronic health records in his practice, after having been exposed to EHRs during his training. He became the president of the GE Centricity user group, and his group practice won a HIMSS Davies Award for its innovative and effective use of its EHR. The Harlow Group LLC. Health Care Law and Consulting. Rob was an early adopter of electronic health records in his practice, after having been exposed to EHRs during his training.

Why Don’t More Employees Use Telehealth Benefits?

GlobalMed

National Business Group on Health’s Large Employers’ Health Plan Design Survey found that while 90 percent of large companies offered telemedicine benefits in 2016, only 3 percent of their employees used it. Health Information Technology Telemedicine Technologies

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Of course, it seems crazy that the health IT incentives and Meaningful Use didn’t mandate interoperability; and the last few years of health IT development might have gone differently if interoperability were required before the 21st Century Cures Act mandated it and made data blocking illegal, but we are now looking forward, not backward. The Harlow Group LLC.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Of course, it seems crazy that the health IT incentives and Meaningful Use didn’t mandate interoperability; and the last few years of health IT development might have gone differently if interoperability were required before the 21st Century Cures Act mandated it and made data blocking illegal, but we are now looking forward, not backward. The Harlow Group LLC.