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.

Health IT Start Up: Akiri

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Imagine you could safely wield your medical data the same way you can use an ATM card at any store or cash machine anywhere, anytime. Editorial Akiri American Medical Association health IT startup Health2047

Nudging Patients to Use EHRs: Moving Toward a Tipping Point for Consumer Health IT

Health Populi

patients were offered online access to their health records by providers or insurers, and one-half of them accessed the EHR at least once in the last year. So why don’t patients use online health records yet? Half of U.S.

The Single Market for Healthcare in Europe: Learnings for the U.S.

Health Populi

When I’m in the UK later this week, I’ll address the challenge for the UK, Brexit and the National Health Service. Two key issues are in my work-radar this trip: digital health cross-border, and health innovation funding.

What #CES2019 5 Tech Trends to Watch Mean for Health/Care

Health Populi

As #CES2019 kicks off in Las Vegas with today’s first Media Day, the Consumer Technology Association presented its forecast on the 5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 — and they all play into health, wellness, and medical care. Digital Health Tech Empowers Patients.

Health IT Roundup—University of Michigan launches health data study using Apple Watch


The University of Michigan has launched a three-year health data study including data from Apple Watches; Cleveland Clinic opens a new center to advance the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare; plus more health IT headlines

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

Health IT Roundup—UConn Health data breach impacts 300K patient records; Cedars-Sinai pilots Amazon Alexa in patient rooms


UConn Health reports a data breach resulting from a phishing attack; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is piloting the use of Amazon Alexa in 100 patient rooms; and more health IT headlines

Health IT Roundup—Apps share sensitive health data with Facebook; Stanford issues ethical guidelines for digital health


million healthcare records were exposed in 2018, which more than doubles 2017, a report finds; health and fitness apps have been sharing sensitive health data with Facebook and more health IT headlines

Patients, Health Consumers, People, Citizens: Who Are We In America?

Health Populi

“Patients as Consumers” is the theme of the Health Affairs issue for March 2019. Health care consumerism is a central focus in my work, and so it’s no surprise that I’ve consumed every bit of this publication. [In

Calling Out Health Equity on Martin Luther King Day 2019

Health Populi

The price that this nation must pay for the continued oppression and exploitation of the Negro or any other minority group is the price of its own destruction. The clock of destiny is tickling out, and we must act now before it is too late.”

The Smartphone Is the Consumer’s Personal Health Platform – Implications from Deloitte’s 2018 Survey

Health Populi

I’ve mined the US data of this global survey to divine insights for health/care. I discussed that important public health/economic challenge here in Health Populi from a RAND report.]. I’ll dive more deeply into the Weber Shandwick data tomorrow.

Apple’s new health data download feature: nice start, but little use for sick people

Society for Participatory Medicine

The health IT sphere is abuzz with Apple’s groundbreaking announcement yesterday of the new ability, in the beta version of iOS 11.3, You can read Apple’s announcement or search for it on Google.

The Cost of Prescription Drugs, Doctors and Patient Access – A View from HIMSS19

Health Populi

This one transaction generates a lot of data points, which individually have a lot of importance for the individual patient. The vast majority of doctors polled by OptimizeRx say they have a role to play in discussing health care costs with patients.

Health IT Roundup—Amazon gets health data with PillPack purchase; HIPAA criminal charges on the rise


Beyond an online pharmacy, Amazon's acquisition of PillPack offers up a trove of new data, which comes with new compliance concerns. Plus, HIPAA criminal prosecutions are on the rise and Cerner settles another lawsuit tied to overtime pay


Disruption Is Healthcare’s New Normal

Health Populi

asked by François de Brantes, Executive Director of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute. health care industry wonks (including me) have used the “d” word in conversation, presentation, and prognostication. Reaction Data asked.

Health IT Roundup—Google, Fitbit launch health data partnership; VA-Cerner deal stymied by Florida doctor and more


Google and Fitbit are launching a new partnership to feed wearable data into EHRs; telehealth companies including American Well announced several new acquisitions; the VA-Cerner deal is being held up by a mysterious physician who has the ear of President Trump; plus more news of note from the health IT industry

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How Digital Health Can Stimulate Economic Development

Health Populi

It’s National Health IT Week in the US, so I’m kicking off the week with this post focused on how digital health can bolster economic development. The policy’s acronym fully spelled-out was the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009.

The Digital Health Consumer According to Rock Health

Health Populi

Looking for health information online is just part of being a normal, mainstream health consumer, according to the third Rock Health Digital Health Consumer Adoption Survey published this week. adults were online health information hunters.

What the Pew Data on Americans’ Views on Technology Means for Healthcare

Health Populi

This data point is part of a larger consumer survey on Americans’ attitudes about the growing role of technology in society, particularly with respect to political and social impacts. Trust underpins health engagement.

Health IT Instrumental in Revitalizing Mental Health, Preventive Care for New Mexico Hospital

Healthcare Guys

Health IT Instrumental in Revitalizing Mental Health, Preventive Care for New Mexico Hospital. Posted By Mary Butler on Aug 23, 2018.

CMS Doubling Down on Health IT; Patients

The CMS Blog

CMS Doubling Down on Health IT; Patients. GDP, making it more difficult with each passing year for CMS to ensure healthcare to not only its beneficiaries of today, but generations of beneficiaries in the future. It is the system that has become the centerpiece of policy debates, and it is the system that has become more about sustaining itself than serving patients. We are evaluating the data we have and how best to apply it to our mission.

Don't miss the 2013 Consumer Health IT Summit

Medicine and Technology

Register for the 2013 Consumer Health IT Summit : Accelerating the Blue Button Movement The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) invites you to join us in Washington D.C. on September 16 to learn about and be part of public and private sector led advancements to equip and empower patients to better manage their health in a digital era. The 2013 Consumer Health IT Summit will bring together Federal leaders including: Todd Park, U.S.

Health IT Roundup—Another Nuance attack involves 45,000 records; Can’t-miss sessions at HIMSS18


Plus, news about another cyberattack against Nuance, UCSF's partnership with Samsung and why big pharma wants your health data HIMSS18 is finally here and we've got a rundown of eight sessions you don't want to miss, plus a review of the four keynote speakers.

Biomedical Knowledge Must Be Mobilized to Save Lives, Not Privatized in the “Last Mile”

Society for Participatory Medicine

Three years ago, our nation’s first National Coordinator for Health IT foresaw an impending “gold rush” for valuable personal health data. Billion to Amass More Health Data” proved him right and fueled this national dialogue.

#PGHD: Buzzword to Business

Chilmark Research

This week, I read an article from February that provided an overview of the health IT infrastructure required for population health management (PHM). As Cora recently reported, progress remains fuzzy in this market, and it seems like little has changed.

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Three Big Questions for Stage 3 & Patient Engagement

Chilmark Research

But that doesn’t mean there’s a year to put off thinking about it. In a few short weeks, the Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC) is set to deliver an official recommendation on the topic of Stage 3’s patient engagement requirements to the ONC.

Follow #HDpalooza on Twitter from the Health Datapalooza

Medicine and Technology

This Mon and Tues (June 3 and 4), you can expect a lot of tweets using the hashtag #HDpalooza from the Health Datapalooza. Health Datapalooza IV (HDP IV) is the fourth annual national conference born from government efforts to liberate health data. The conference is a forum that features the newest and most innovative and effective uses of health data by companies, startups, academics, government agencies and individuals.

Industry Organizations Praise Senate Passage of VA Mission Act

Healthcare Informatics

Senate on Wednesday passed, by a vote of 92-5, a major Veterans Affairs (VA) reform bill that includes health IT-related provisions to improve health data exchange between VA healthcare providers and community care providers The U.S.

Brigham and Women’s Primary Practice Pilots New Mobile App to Drive Patient Engagement & Collaborative Care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Twine Health Mobile App Engages Patients with Chronic Conditions The story about the health decline of our citizens is being told everywhere. In the December 2014 PwC Health Research Institute (HRI) Report, two relevant health directions are described.

ONC officials are all-in on giving patients their data


Senior officials at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT offered full-throated support for new CMS initiatives geared towards getting patients their health data. Officials said the notion that health data is too complex is "nonsense" and represented a "paternalistic" attitude by providers

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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Apple’s Health Records App: A Ripple or a Roar?

The cHealth Blog

To quote Yogi Berra, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” ” Or so it seems. Apple’s Health Records App. I dare say, no one does it better. In 2012, Google shut down Google Health after just three years due to “lack of widespread adoption.”

Why Wearable Technology Is Great For Patient Involvement

Duane Boise

Not only is the process itself more rewarding, but you form more of an attachment to a situation if you are held responsible for it. Your health works in the same way. This year, it is estimated that the number of wearable devices sold will reach over 64 million units.

Why is Apple interested in the Argonaut Project? Is an Apple electronic health record coming in 2018?

Lloyd Price

I believe Apple is interested in the Argonaut Project because it has a 2 year vision to make the iPhone a 'One-Stop Shop' for medical information, records and data. expect to see an Apple electronic health record in 2018 or 2019.


Five Offerings from the Boston Connected Health Conference 2018

Aging in Place Technology Watch

The Connected Health Conference is still a Health IT conference, owned by HIMSS, spruced up by pre-conference Voice Health summit , task forces , and even onstage singing by health tech folk that may wish they were in show business. Learn more at Coral Health.

What the Latest Pew Consumer Data Means for #HIMSS18

Health Populi

But in the past year, the percentage of people using Facebook and its corporate sister YouTube has flattened, based on the survey report, Social Media Use in 2018 from the Pew Research Center. Health Populi’s Hot Points : Health is social: isolation is a social determinant for ill health.

How Do Patient Portals and Personal Health Records Differ?

Lloyd Price

Patient portals and personal health records (PHRs) have both received considerable praise for their role in increasing patient engagement. However, distinguishing between the two forms of health IT tools can often be difficult, due to nebulous definitions and overlapping features.

Beyond The Four, Don’t Count Out the ”W’s” for Healthcare Innovation: Walgreens and Walmart

Health Populi

These four tech-behemoths each have their particular designs on healthcare innovation, or disruption in the eyes of, say, Epic and Cerner working on health IT systems, or GE and IBM if you’ve been pioneers in health data or big-iron information technology. SSM Health, St.