In a state of imminent natural disaster where patients must be evacuated quickly, health information exchange seems the obvious choice for sharing health information between evacuating and receiving facilities. But not all facilities necessarily belong to the same HIE.
Why is it important for all healthcare professionals to learn data analytics, not just health information management professionals?
Although there are not many changes this year compared with previous years, a few of the changes are very interesting.
PGHD—gathered using digital health tools such as online questionnaires, personal health records, mobile apps, wearables, and connected medical devices—can help patients become more engaged in their own care or even take back their lives.
Violations of HIPAA cannot be prosecuted by individuals but, depending on the jurisdiction, individuals can seek monetary awards based on loss of privacy.
Facial recognition applications continue to expand into different aspects of our lives. There are numerous applications being developed for use in healthcare using facial recognition.