Data Brokers and Health Insurer Partnerships Could Result in Insurance Discrimination
Jul24

Data Brokers and Health Insurer Partnerships Could Result in Insurance Discrimination

Health privacy experts are concerned that insurance companies will raise rates or deny patients coverage based on risk factors identified when insurers mine claims data with consumer data provided by commercial data brokers.

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HIM’s Role in Disease Tracking, Data Mining, and Patient Monitoring
Nov01

HIM’s Role in Disease Tracking, Data Mining, and Patient Monitoring

Panic and paranoia are prevailing in the current US healthcare climate as deadly diseases like Ebola and tuberculosis command public attention. Health IT monitoring may give healthcare providers a new advantage in identifying, tracking, and controlling infections and outbreaks.

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