The new top ONC officials appointed by the Trump administration outlined their main priorities for the department—improving electronic health record (EHR) usability and helping foster improved health data and system interoperability in the US healthcare system—in a call Tuesday.
Among the most confusing issues for ROI professionals is understanding how to respond to the many different types of requests for information from patients, their personal representatives, or from third parties.
Google has found itself involved in two separate patient privacy incidents in recent weeks—one in England and one involving an Indian pathology lab.
Third parties are getting increasingly involved with consumer health data. But all of these technologies require the exchange of sensitive information—the protection of which consumers frequently overlook when they sign up for these online services and devices.
An employee at Trios Health in Washington was terminated after the organization discovered they had inappropriately accessed at least 600 patients’ medical records inappropriately