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The creator of the compromise that pushed the Obamacare replacement past its first hurdle withstood hours of jeers from angry constituents, as he tried to present the nuances of a plan to shore up the individual health insurance market.
Healthcare organizations really need to be careful that the protected health information flow is safe and there are no vulnerable spots where that information can be accessed and cause a HIPAA violation, explained Lee Barrett, executive director of the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission.
There are 2 main ways big data has helped to advance cancer care, but the lack of interoperability in the United States limits some of the data that can be analyzed for quality purposes, explained Bobby Green, MD, MSCE, senior vice president of clinical oncology at Flatiron Health.
In the first 100 days of his administration, President Donald J. Trump has taken a number of actions that could impact healthcare, including filling a Supreme Court seat and taking steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Here's a look back at some of the most notable healthcare-related happenings in Trump's first 100 days in office.
A study in Journal of Medical Internet Research sought to discover how technologies could encourage daily walking in this population. The researchers developed 3 prototype apps using different persuasive technology design principles: dialogue support, primary task support, and social support.
As technology becomes a standard tool in more professions, the resources used become more accessible, more protected, and provide the ability to more efficiently track progress and changes over time.
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