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.

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

Health Populi

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.

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 […].

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.

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. In this episode we dive into the myths and realities associated with health data.

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.

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.

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.

Alphabet’s Buyout of Fitbit Sets It Up To Rule The Consumer Health Data Business

Healthcare IT Today

The agreement positions it to become the top vendor in the maturing market for patient-generated health data. In early November, news broke that Google parent Alphabet had agreed to acquire wearables maker Fitbit for about $2.1 billion in cash.

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.

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.

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

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 […].

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

HIEs Must Shift From Health Data Sharing To Curating And Analyzing Data

Healthcare IT Today

The thing is, the job they’ve learned to do – serving as an exchange point for any and all data coming their way – may already be outmoded, according to Claudia […].

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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

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

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

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

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 electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Condusiv Technologies health data analytics James D’Arezzo Measles EpidemicIllegal copying is prohibited.

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

Protecting Health Data Outside of HIPAA: Will the Protecting Personal Health Data Act Tame the Wild West ?

E-CareManagement

In the previous post of our series we described the “ Wild West of Unprotected Health Data.”. Will the cavalry arrive to protect the vast quantities of your personal health data that are broadly unprotected from sharing and use by third parties?

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Health data aggregation, centralization platform 1upHealth scores $2.38M in seed funding

Mobi Health News

The round was led by Eniac Ventures, Social Leverage and Meridian Street Capital.

All of Us enrollees can now share health data from their Fitbit accounts with researchers

Mobi Health News

The Fitbit BYOD program is the first digital health initiative launched within the NIH's project to build a longitudinal database of 1 million Americans

A call to upgrade public health data

Morning eHealth

The latest on CMS’ AI challenge — Study finds about one in 10 Instagram posts advertising drug sales

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.

Open Health launches PatientSphere feature for patients to monetize health data

Mobi Health News

The platform will now let users share health records with pharma companies, health systems and insurers for remuneration.

Manage your health data, or trust blindly? Setting the stage for a data disaster, part 2

Society for Participatory Medicine

That’s pretty much what happened to me ten years ago this month, except it wasn’t my money, it was my health data. That was ten years ago this week, and to understand what’s happening in health data right now, it helps to know how we got here.

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Are We Entering An Era of Radical Interoperability? Deloitte Says Yes

Healthcare IT Today

Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Security and Privacy Consumer Health Data Access Deloitte Center for Health Solutions Health Data Interoperability Regulations Health Data Sharing Health Data Standards HIE Radical Interoperability Value-BasedCare

Value of Patient-Generated Health Data

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Click HERE for how BHM develops high level protection for your data, addresses the c-suite cyber-security concerns, and proves it with HITRUST CSF. . Researchers interviewed leaders from health systems, EHR vendors and PGHD solution providers, as well as patients with chronic conditions.

Startups Plan the Health Data Gold Rush

Lloyd Price

Then they collate and sell this information to pharmaceutical companies and others who rely on such data for research and marketing. Until now, the proceeds from the booming health data–brokering industry have seldom been seen by the people who contribute the information in the first place.

Health Data Outside HIPAA: The Wild West of Unprotected Personal Data

E-CareManagement

“…the average patient will, in his or her lifetime, generate about 2,750 times more data related to social and environmental influences than to clinical factors” — McKinsey analysis. Read the rest of our article on The Health Care Blog.

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House Democrat presses Google on health data collection in wake of Ascension deal

FierceHealthIT

Tech giant Google continues to face Congressional scrutiny about its collection and use of sensitive health data in a project with Ascension. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash.,

Three Lessons To Learn From the UConn Health Data Breach

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. On February 21, UConn Health reported that personally identifiable information (PII) from 326,000 patients was compromised. Editorial cyber security training data breaches Ilia Sotnikov Netwrix UConn Health

Why France's 2019 Health Bill will be key in harnessing health data for research

Lloyd Price

The access and use of personal health data for research purposes is increasingly receiving press attention. Undeniably, there are renewed possibilities of conducting health research by processing and cross-referencing large volumes of data through sophisticated algorithms.

New Series on THCB — The Health Data Goldilocks Dilemma: Privacy? Sharing? Both?

E-CareManagement

She was a wise girl who was aware that there was great value in health data. Goldilocks learned that there are risks of TOO LITTLE health data being shared: That she and her care providers would not have the best information for clinical decision making.

Google, University of Chicago face class action lawsuit following health data sharing partnership

Mobi Health News

The suit accuses the hospital system of misleading patients about how their data is being used.

API expands health data into risk scores, but are consumers ready for it?

Mobi Health News

Matt Park, the general manager of the Swiss-based Dacadoo Americas, explains how the company’s health scoring app works and their bet consumers also want to calculate their real time health risks with a new component of the open API

Patient-generated health data can be used to improve patients’ health – here’s how

Mobi Health News

About the author: Emily Mitchell (PMP) is a senior manager within the Accenture Federal Services Health and Public Service practice

All of Us enrollees can now health data from their Fitbit accounts

Mobi Health News

The Fitbit BYOD program is the first digital health initiative launched within the NIH's project to build a longitudinal database of 1 million Americans

Patient-Generated Health Data: Taking the Lottery Out of Love

Society for Participatory Medicine

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to do the same for the relationship between patients and doctors through the “bi-directional availability of data,” as a notice in the Federal Register puts it. Think of “bi-directional availability of data” as Betty Friedan in bureaucratese. This includes patients being able to import their health data into their medical record and have it be available to health care providers.

Google, Ascension defend their health 'data transformation' partnership

FierceHealthIT

After news broke about a health data partnership between Google and one of the largest Catholic health systems in the U.S., the tech giant is defending the project.