HL7 Launches Helios FHIR Accelerator For Public Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. A new initiative launched by Health Level Seven International (HL7) and jointly supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) seeks to […]. The article HL7 Launches Helios FHIR Accelerator For Public Health appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Redefining PPE As Primary Care, Public Health, and Health Equity – The Community PPE Index

Health Populi

” Perhaps Definition 3 in the OED could be updated by a blog published online in the September 25, 2020, issue of Health Affairs, A New “PPE” For A Thriving Community: Public Health, Primary Care, Health Equity.

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How Retailers Are the New Public Health Purveyors

Health Populi

In that moment, a Fortune 100 company stepped an entire foot, and not just a toe, into public health waters. [I I covered that event with joy here in Health Populi as soon as it was announced months earlier on February 14th]. CVS stopped selling tobacco on October 1, 2014.

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended

Telebehavioral Health Institute

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended Until October The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) is extended until October of this year as announced by the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M.

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

Machine Learning Meets Public Health in Jvion Heat Maps

Healthcare IT Today

” I heard this summing-up in a recent interview with Dr. John Showalter, chief product officer for Jvion, a prescriptive AI analytics company in health care. His point is that we need to compare two or more populations to find out what makes one health and another unhealthy.

HHS Announces Funding for Public Health IT Workforce Development Program

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today awarded $73 million in cooperative agreements as part of its Public Health Informatics & Technology […]. The article HHS Announces Funding for Public Health IT Workforce Development Program appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

News from the Consumer Technology Association and Withings Further Demonstrates Private Sector’s Role in the Pandemic and Public Health

Health Populi

This week, announcements from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and Withings further bolster the case for the private sector bolstering public health in this pandemic…and future ones to come beyond the Age of the Coronavirus.

Why Isn’t Health Data Available Where It’s Needed Including Public Health?

Healthcare IT Today

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What’s Behind Microsoft’s New Public Health AI Play?

Healthcare IT Today

In a play for public health street cred, Microsoft has announced the creation of a new program designed to help public health researchers and organizations to leverage AI.

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended: HHS Declared

Telebehavioral Health Institute

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended Until October: HHS Declared The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) is extended until October of this year as announced by the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M.

Apple, Google's contact tracing update streamlines user enrollment, asks less of public health developers

Mobi Health News

Device owners in participating states will soon receive enrollment notifications, while public health authorities may automatically have Exposure Notification apps generated for them

ATA urges Biden admin to safeguard telehealth coverage, extend public health emergency

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra this week urging the agency to extend the COVID-19 public health emergency through at least the end of 2022. "These sustained flexibilities have helped usher in a true health system transformation.

COVID-19 shined light on new opportunities for public health on social media

Mobi Health News

At an UpNext panel at HIMSS 21 Digital, health leaders at Facebook, YouTube and CBS News discussed the lessons learned from a year and a half of COVID-19

Walmart’s Growing Footprint in Healthcare and Public Health, from Guns to Mental Health and Gardens

Health Populi

Over the past couple of weeks, Walmart is demonstrating its growing commitment to and leadership in healthcare and public health. The company’s announcement this week of pulling products that can be used in military-style weapons from its Outdoor Sports/Shooting department is a major move for public health that is something of a watershed that will impact well beyond the company’s inventory and stock price.

Majority of hospitals stumbled on public health reporting before the strain of a global pandemic

Fierce Healthcare

Majority of hospitals stumbled on public health reporting before the strain of a global pandemic. dmuoio. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 15:43

Apple requires COVID-19 vaccine passport developers to work with public health authorities

Mobi Health News

The tech giant says this is a way to ensure a users' data is protected.

Georgia Department of Public Health: Keeping Doctors and Patients Connected

CiscoHealth

Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow , where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate. .

COVID-19 tracking tech – weighing personal and public health benefits against privacy

Mobi Health News

Contact tracing apps, symptom checkers and other data-driven tools provide tangible benefits, but experts say that more can be done to educate individuals on what information they collect and how it's handled

HHS Announces $80 Million In American Rescue Plan Funding to Strengthen U.S. Public Health IT, Improve COVID-19 Data Collection, and Bolster Representation of Underrepresented Communities in Public Health IT Workforce

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is announcing the establishment of an $80 million Public […].

Businesses, public health organizations form alliance to strengthen COVID-19 response

FierceHealthIT

Businesses, public health organizations form alliance to strengthen COVID-19 response. pminemyer. Wed, 02/17/2021 - 15:22

Google mobilizes location tracking data to help public health experts monitor COVID-19 spread

Mobi Health News

The anonymized, aggregated GPS data is collected from mobile devices that have opted into location-tracking services

Public health relies on faxes, paper records as states reopen

Morning eHealth

Amazon, Salesforce win coronavirus tracing data contracts — Privacy roundup

Public health officials talk about what innovators need to know during COVID-19 crisis

Mobi Health News

This morning MassChallenge hosted a virtual summit focused on innovation and the coronavirus.

Biden to invest $7.4B to boost public health workforce to better prepare for future outbreaks

FierceHealthIT

to boost public health workforce to better prepare for future outbreaks. Biden to invest $7.4B hlandi. Thu, 05/13/2021 - 15:44

Fitbit partners with Singapore’s HPB on population-based public health initiative

Mobi Health News

Fitbit announced yesterday that it will be collaborating with Singapore’s Health Promotion Board (HPB) on a healthy population project in support of Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative. The HPB is Singapore’s government agency that implements policy and programmes to improve the nation’s health, and a statutory board under the Ministry of Health (MOH).

HHS expands COVID-19 public health emergency until April, preserving key telehealth flexibilities

FierceHealthIT

HHS expands COVID-19 public health emergency until April, preserving key telehealth flexibilities. rking. Fri, 01/08/2021 - 16:05

Agency heads pitch Congress on public health data

Morning eHealth

HHS unveils unified agenda — FDA's PDF hopes

Tech can address, but not solve, stigmatized public health crises

Mobi Health News

At Health 2.0, experts and technologists explored tools for fighting physician suicide, opioid addiction, and eating disorders

HCQ study withdrawal adds to public health message static

Morning eHealth

Veterans Affairs’ EHR scrutiny continues — Misinfo, bad info focus deepens worldwide

Public Health England uses new app to manage scaled workforce during COVID-19 crisis

Mobi Health News

The technology by Deputy offers a “touchless clock-in” for staff which enables them to register for work without touching a screen.

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

Healthcare IT Today

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3 Privacy Mistakes to Avoid During a Public Health Emergency

Healthcare IT Today

C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Security and Privacy Coronavirus COVID-19 COVID-19 HIPAA Healthcare Fraud HIPAA Mark LaRow Patient Identification Referential Matching VeratoThe following is a guest article by Mark LaRow, CEO at Verato.

HHS doling out $80M to improve public health IT, COVID-19 data collection

FierceHealthIT

HHS doling out $80M to improve public health IT, COVID-19 data collection. hlandi. Thu, 06/17/2021 - 11:59

Why experts say healthcare needs to extend the interoperability conversation to public health

FierceHealthIT

Why experts say healthcare needs to extend the interoperability conversation to public health. pminemyer. Fri, 11/13/2020 - 15:43

Public Health England uses new app to manage scaled workforce during COVID-19 crisis

Mobi Health News

The technology by Deputy offers a “touchless clock-in” for staff which enables them to register for work without touching a screen.

The Biggest Threat to Our Health Isn’t the Next Pandemic or Cancer…It’s Climate Change

Health Populi

and the issue of pandemic preparedness for the next “Disease X” became part of global public health planning. There are many climate-sensitive health risks, shown in the first diagram from WHO’s report. Recognizing that our health is not-negotiable.

COVID Public Health Emergency Extended: Official HHS Announcement

Telebehavioral Health Institute

COVID Public Health Emergency Extended Until October: Official HHS Announcement On July 25, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) extended the public health emergency (PHE) caused by COVID-19.

Public health experts raise alarm over 'fundamental violation of the integrity of the CDC'

FierceHealthIT

Public health experts raise alarm over 'fundamental violation of the integrity of the CDC'. treed. Fri, 09/18/2020 - 14:28

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