The Business Case for Health Data Sharing

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Vince Kuraitis, co-chair of Health Data Unbound: Innovations in Health Data Sharing for the COVID-19 Era and Beyond. Day-by-day, the business case for data sharing is growing stronger. In this essay, I’ll describe how COVID-19 is accelerating existing healthcare trends, how data sharing is becoming a key business […].

Consumerism, Telehealth and Patient Access To Health Data

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Q&A with Life Image president and CEO, Matthew Michela Seventy-five percent of consumers are willing to share their health data with their preferred local healthcare institution, according to a recent survey.


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CMS Releases Proposed Rule Expanding Health Data Interoperability Requirements For Payers

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CMS has released a proposed rule that will require Medicaid managed care plans and other insurers offering products on the ACA Exchanges to support the sharing of patient data amongst themselves.

Health Data Integration Must Be for the Whole Clinic

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As health clinics, dentists, and specialists gradually reopen during what we hope is a reprieve from the first COVID-19 wave, lapses in effective data sharing come into glaring view.

The Perils of Making Your Health Data Available Online

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. It’s easier than ever to put health data on the Internet. Fitness trackers, health apps and other connected devices can give people a lot of insight into their health. Unfortunately, that’s not the only way that their health data ends up getting used. Health insurance companies are particularly interested in getting their hands on all […].

A Wide Range Of Problems Still Holding Back Health Data Interoperability

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A new health data interoperability survey by Healthcare IT Today with 82 responses suggests that when it comes to interoperability, healthcare organizations are struggling with many of the same challenges they faced five or even 10 years ago.

Health data analytics startup Komodo Health's $220M Series E propels it to $3.3B valuation

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Investing, Analytics, Clinial and business intelligence, AI, Business, Data and InformationThe company said that its platform is tracking more than 325 million patients' healthcare encounters.

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

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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.

Expect More From HIPAA Proposed Changes: Easing Information Flow Shouldn’t Mean Reducing Health Data Privacy

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Innovaccer's health data platform brings in $70M more

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The company's latest raise brings its total funding to $120 million

Contributed: Analyzing social determinants of health data to improve patient outcomes

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Interoperability and Efficient Health Data Exchange Needed Now More Than Ever

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. For as long as healthcare data has existed, so has the healthcare industry’s challenges with interoperability. The pursuit of healthcare data interoperability has been a longstanding […].

Measles Epidemic Exposes Performance Gaps In U.S., Global Health Data Analytics

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Measles continues to spread in the United States as health officials seek to stem the worst outbreak of the disease in decades. Global Health Data Analytics appeared first on Editorial Condusiv Technologies health data analytics James D’Arezzo Measles EpidemicIllegal copying is prohibited.

True or False: Your Patients’ Health Data Is Protected by Privacy Rights?

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When most of your patients hear “health data rights,” they likely think of HIPAA, or the long forms they rarely read in their doctors’ offices. What they may take for granted is the protections for health data that covered […].

Health data platform Ribbon Health scores $10.25M

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LunaDNA offers company shares in exchange for health data

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The company claims it is the first to work with the SEC to figure out how consumers could exchange health data for equity.

Can Facebook Place Itself At The Center of Health Data Collection?

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This is the tale of a quiet effort by Facebook to take over (more of) our lives, in this case by sliding laterally into the healthcare business and collecting data on our medical habits.

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

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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.

Sicker Consumers Are More Willing to Share Health Data

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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.

Physicians Increasingly Interested In Use of Patient-Generated Health Data

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A new report from Stanford Medicine suggests that after years of holding it at arms’ length, physicians are becoming more comfortable with the use of patient-generated health data.

Teladoc Health data shows virtual mental healthcare boom

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Teladoc Health released findings Wednesday showing an enormous demand for virtual mental health care since the start of the pandemic.

Data: Exhaust or Exhausting? A Rant

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Despite the entrepreneur’s fine personal qualities, the email’s first paragraph had a total of 6 lines and in those 6 lines, it featured the word data 13 times. I got an email this week from a smart and well-meaning entrepreneur.

Health Data Interoperability Is No Longer An Existential Threat

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. In a public health report by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the state of the U.S. public health technology was likened to “puttering along the […]. Michela patient sharing imaging data

Consumers Like Generating Health Data, But Are Careful of How They Share It

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New research suggests that while consumers are continuing to expand their use of digital health technologies, they’re still careful about with whom they share their health data. The survey, which was backed by Rock Health and […]. Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT IT Security and Privacy Consumer Health App Adoption Health Data Sharing Personally-Generated Health Data PGHD Rock Health Stanford Medicine Wearables

UnitedHealthcare Offers Health Data Support For Medicare Advantage ACO

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UnitedHealthcare has struck a deal with national physician group Privia Health under which it will offer more and better data on patients enrolled in the payer’s Medicare Advantage plans.

Tenet, Providence, other health giants band together to form new health data startup


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Health Data Myths and Reality – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 24

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For the 24th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, and we’re talking about the health data myths and realities. The collection of health data is happening everywhere. Many organizations are realizing how much value is stored in health data and they’re treating it as an asset for their organization. What does this mean for healthcare? […] There's a lot of talk in healthcare about health data and how it's being used.

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As healthcare makes the transition to value-based care, use of data analytics has become an essential tool for both payers and providers. This article explores progress so far and opportunities for payer and provider partnership on data-driven care initiatives.

Patients more willing to share mobile mental health data with doctors than family, EHRs

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Accenture publishes final patient-generated health data report for ONC

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Behavioral Health Vendor Data Breach Affects 67,000 A behavioral health practice based out of Springfield, Missouri has notified 67,493 patients of a data breach involving their medical data. The breach occurred in August of 2018–however, what makes this behavioral health … Read more. The post Behavioral Health Data Breach appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

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Datavant brings in $40M to power health data exchange across providers, life sciences

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HIPAA Enforcement Discretion for HIPAA Business Associates to Share Health Data with Public Health Organizations

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HHS' final interoperability rules standardize APIs for patient health data access through apps

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CMS-regulated payers will begin supporting HL7 FHIR APIs next year, allowing third-party developers to include claims data and other patient health information in their apps

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