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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The Perils of Making Your Health Data Available Online

Electronic Health Reporter

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 […].

Bill Would Regulate Handling Of Consumer-Generated Health Data

Healthcare IT Today

A pair of senators have filed a bill which would impose new regulations on how companies manage data generated by consumer technologies such as health apps, wearables and direct-to-consumer genetic tests. The Protecting Personal Health Data Act, which was filed by Sen. Call it a HIPAA reboot for the wearables age.

Interoperability and Efficient Health Data Exchange Needed Now More Than Ever

Electronic Health Reporter

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 […].

Health Data Integration Must Be for the Whole Clinic

Healthcare IT Today

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. Administration Ambulatory Communication and Patient Experience EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System LTPAC Bridge Connector Data Intake Data Integration Digital Check-In Digital Intake Health Data Integration Healthcare Forms Josh Douglas

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

Health Populi

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.

Teladoc Health data shows virtual mental healthcare boom

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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

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

Electronic Health Reporter

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.

A Wide Range Of Problems Still Holding Back Health Data Interoperability

Healthcare IT Today

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. Without a doubt, respondents are still interested in fostering health data sharing.

LunaDNA offers company shares in exchange for health data

Mobi Health News

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

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.

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

Mobi Health News

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

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

Healthcare IT Today

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 […]. Administration Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System IT Ciox CIOX Health Deborah Hsieh Health Data Rights Healthcare Privacy Healthcare Scene Featured HIM Scene HIPAA

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

Healthcare IT Today

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

Health Data Unbound Virtual Conference


While there have been many events on interoperability and data sharing, what’s unique here is our focus on the BUSINESS rationale for health data sharing. • Hoarding data is not only bad for business but can be catastrophic in a crisis.

Health data platform Ribbon Health scores $10.25M

Mobi Health News

As part of deal, a16z's Julie Yoo will be joining the company's board.

HHS prioritizing health data access through smartphones in 5-year strategic plan


HHS prioritizing health data access through smartphones in 5-year strategic plan. hlandi. Mon, 11/02/2020 - 17:32

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

Healthcare IT Today

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. Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT IT Security and Privacy Amazon Cambridge Analytica Consumer Health Facebook Preventive Health Health Data Health Data Collection Healthcare Consumerism HIPAA

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

Mobi Health News

The company says it has so far incorporated 350 organizations into its data ecosystem

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

Healthcare IT Today

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.

Privacy-minded consumers more likely to share health data if transparency and altruistic use are guaranteed

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A recent survey suggests that patients value knowledge of how exactly their personal information will be used

'Community-Owned' Genomic and Health Data Platform Raises $4.6M

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LunaDNA platform plans to take novel approach by rewarding individuals for sharing health data

Physicians Increasingly Interested In Use of Patient-Generated Health Data

Healthcare IT Today

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. According to a survey conducted for Stanford’s 2020 Health Trends Report, which polled more than 700 physicians, residents and medical students, the industry is seeing the rise […].

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

Mobi Health News

In a small study published in JMIR, patients were more willing to share health data, such as activity and sleep trackers, than personal data, like call logs and location.

New NHS mental health data hub, Babylon Healthcheck and more UK digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

NHS Digital introduces new mental health data hub, Babylon creates new Healthcheck feature, institute launches £3m competition paving the way for a UK-wide infrastructure for health data research and EY releases preliminary findings from survey on digital health attitudes

What the Iran situation means for health data

Morning eHealth

Security snag in Germany's health data digitization plan — Illuminia nixes merger proposal

Solving the Riddle of Healthcare Data Liquidity: 3 Challenges To Preventing the Simple Exchange of Health Data

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The American Medical Association (AMA) identifies one of the biggest challenges in healthcare today as the secure sharing and use of trusted health data in real time across the complex U.S. To hijack a Winston Churchill quote — data […]. Watson digitization of healthcare sharing and use of trusted health dataIllegal copying is prohibited. By David A.

Behavioral Health Data Breach

Telebehavioral Health Institute

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.

The promises of consumer health data dominated CES 2019

Mobi Health News

From on-stage demos to expo floor chit chat, attendees couldn't resist discussing what data collection and analysis could bring to consumer healthcare technology

Health Data Interoperability Is No Longer An Existential Threat

Electronic Health Reporter

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 […]. The article Health Data Interoperability Is No Longer An Existential Threat appeared first on Michela patient sharing imaging dataIllegal copying is prohibited. By Matthew A.

Accenture publishes final patient-generated health data report for ONC

Mobi Health News

In January, Accenture completed its two-year contract with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to create a white paper to advise the industry about implementing patient-generated health data

In Survey, Many Healthcare Execs Unfamiliar With New Health Data Access And Sharing Rules

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey concludes that many health IT executives are not too familiar with new federal regulations which, among other things, require that patients have more access to their health records and forbid providers from hampering health data sharing across networks. Arguably, these results raise questions as to how seriously health execs take patient data […].

Mount Sinai health data analytics spinout Sema4 raises $121M in Series C

Mobi Health News

The roughly three-year-old company says it now has a post-money valuation over $1 billion

Group To Offer Health Data Access To Android Phone Users

Healthcare IT Today

In recent times, Apple has been making a number of public moves focused on getting its customers to pull their health data onto their iPhone. Using Apple’s Health app, consumers can have their health data downloaded automatically from any institution with which it has partnered. To date Apple’s list of partners stands at more than […].

UnitedHealthcare Offers Health Data Support For Medicare Advantage ACO

Healthcare IT Today

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. AI/Machine Learning Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Clinical Healthcare IT IT ACO Medicare Advantage Patient Health Data Physician Network Predictive Analytics Privia Health UnitedHealthcare

Patients still facing big obstacles getting their own health data

Mobi Health News

Despite HIPAA's right of access rule, and CMS and ONC prioritizing consumer access in their forthcoming 21st Century Cures regs, a new scorecard shows that providers have work to do