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It’s now illegal to post public health workers’ personal information

Posting personal information that could put public health workers in danger, a practice known as doxxing, is now illegal in Colorado.

Source: The Denver Post
Published: 18 May 2021

Suspension lifted for county health department

The suspension in late February followed an investigation by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.

Source: WSAZ on MSN.com
Published: 18 May 2021

Patients can now access their health records online, but they may not understand them

A new federal regulation makes it easy to get test results and see what your doctor is recording about your health. One downside: You might not understand what you read.

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 17 May 2021

Most Health Information Exchanges in Strong Position for TEFCA

Most state and local health information exchanges (HIEs) are supporting a vast number of services and are developing connections to each other and national networks in preparation for the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA),

Source: EHR Intelligence
Published: 17 May 2021

Missouri court: Medical marijuana license applications not secret

The Western District Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday on a lawsuit filed by a California-based company that was denied a license in Missouri.

Source: Fox2Now St. Louis
Published: 18 May 2021

Court orders state to turn over records related to Missouri medical marijuana program

The medical marijuana program has endured accusations of wrongdoing, most notably surrounding irregularities in how license applications were scored.

Source: Springfield News-Leader on MSN.com
Published: 18 May 2021

Wyoming health director, tech officer quit after data leak

Wyoming's health director and chief information officer have resigned after a data leak involving the personal information of tens of thousands of people who were tested for the coronavirus.

Source: Associated Press on MSN.com
Published: 18 May 2021

A Change in How You Can Access Your Medical Information: What You Need to Know about the 21st Century Cures Act

When your care team orders new tests for you, they may take time to talk with you about viewing and understanding your medical records in MyMSK. Patients now have access to important information such as test results and reports sooner than ever before.

Source: mskcc.org
Published: 03 May 2021

Bureau of Health Information survey reveals Western NSWLHD emergency departments improving

The Bureau of Health Information's latest survey results show patients' experience at Western NSW Local Health District emergency departments improved in 2019-20.

Source: Central Western Daily
Published: 18 May 2021

Irish health system struggling to recover from cyberattack

Ireland’s health system struggled to restore computers and treat patients Tuesday, four days after it shut down its entire information technology system in response to a ransomware attack.

Source: Associated Press
Published: 18 May 2021

Eric Crawford, 13-year-old shot in McKinley Park while riding his bike, has died. Family urges anyone with information to contact police.

A 13-year-old boy who was shot Sunday morning in the McKinley Park neighborhood died Tuesday afternoon, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His family is urging anyone with information about the shooting to contact police,

Source: YAHOO!News
Published: 18 May 2021

Patients of Lags Medical Center left scrambling after offices abruptly close

Hundreds of patients of a pain management center are scrambling to find a new place for care after their doctor’s office closed with little notice. Lags Medical Center shut its doors abruptly last week,

Source: KEYT
Published: 18 May 2021

HIEs: Information Blocking Common for EHR Vendors, Not Health Orgs

EHR vendors were 25 percent more likely to participate in practices that entail information blocking compared to health systems, a survey found.

Source: EHR Intelligence
Published: 17 May 2021

Arfon Mohamud's connections and experience proved invaluable in her Kandiyohi County Public Health role during pandemic

Whether in Willmar, Minnesota, or Nairobi, Kenya, Arfon Mohamud has always been involved, volunteering and working on behalf of families throughout her community. "Advocating is in my blood," Mohamud said.

Source: YAHOO!News
Published: 18 May 2021

Parents are searching for mental health advice online — and breaching their kids’ privacy

As a psychologist, I'm heartened by the trend toward destigmatizing mental illness. But this openness shouldn't extend to parents writing publicly about their children.

Source: Washington Post
Published: 18 May 2021

Lee Health: New rule gives patients more timely access to their health information

The federal government created a common set of standards for sharing electronic health information through the new Interoperability and Information Blocking Final Rule, which is required by the ...

Source: Naples Daily News
Published: 27 Apr 2021

Momentum returns for health information exchanges

A few years ago, health information exchanges faced yawning obsolescence. Now the COVID-19 pandemic has rocketed these information-sharing networks back to relevancy. The pandemic transformed the ...

Source: Modern Healthcare
Published: 20 Apr 2021

Setting boundaries can help you manage your mental health as you return to work — here's how to do it

Worried how returning to work will affect your mental health? Here are four tips to set boundaries, according to psychotherapists.

Source: CNBC on MSN.com
Published: 17 May 2021

Contact tracing data breach exposes health information of 72,000 Pennsylvanians

Multiple investigations are underway after a contact tracing data breach exposed personal health information of 72,000 Pennsylvanians. The unsecured information was collected by employees of ...

Source: MSN
Published: 30 Apr 2021

MxCC Celebrates Annual Health Information Professionals Week

Middletown, Conn. — Health information students and faculty at Middlesex Community College (MxCC) participated in the 32nd annual Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week from April 18–24 ...

Source: Patch
Published: 26 Apr 2021

CT launches its long-anticipated health information exchange

After 14 years of false starts and scrapped plans, officials said Monday they have launched Connecticut’s statewide health information exchange, a single repository of medical data that can be ...

Source: Connecticut Post
Published: 04 May 2021

Maine government website displayed mental health patients’ confidential information

Credit: Darren Fishell / BDN A state agency displayed confidential information about patients of Maine mental health and addiction treatment agencies and group home residents on a public website ...

Source: Bangor Daily News
Published: 28 Apr 2021

$2 Billion Health Information Exchange (HIE) Market by Set Up Type, Implementation Model, Type, Application, Solution, End User - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Health Information Exchange (HIE) Market by Set Up Type (Public, Private),Implementation Model ( Federated, Hybrid), Type (Pull, Push ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 04 May 2021

Lantronix Supports Medical Informatics Corp. in Development of Sickbay IoT Solution

Today, most non-networked medical devices, such as ventilators, pulse oximeters, anesthesia machines and other patient monitoring devices, only provide information at the bedside. Even though they ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 27 Apr 2021

Lantronix Supports Medical Informatics Corp. in Development of Sickbay IoT Solution

Today, most non-networked medical devices, such as ventilators, pulse oximeters, anesthesia machines and other patient monitoring devices, only provide information at the bedside. Even though they have limited (or no) data storage, these devices have ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 27 Apr 2021

HIPAA, the health privacy law that’s more limited than you think, explained

The first thing you should know about HIPAA is that it’s HIPAA, not HIPPA. There is only one P, and that P doesn’t stand for “privacy.” “People make up what that acronym stands for ...

Source: Vox
Published: 20 Apr 2021

Confidential health information collected by Pa. contact tracers is compromised

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Multiple investigations are underway after a contact tracing data breach exposed personal health information of 72,000 Pennsylvanians. The unsecured information was collected ...

Source: FOX43
Published: 30 Apr 2021

Medical Affairs Outsourcing Market Forecast to 2027 - Global COVID-19 Impact and Analysis by Services, Medical Information, and Application - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Medical Information, and Others and Application, and Geography" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) Segment to Grow at Highest CAGR During ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 19 Apr 2021