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January 5, 2017  9:09 AM

Patient-owned health data is a civil right and may help prevent breaches

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Cyber security, EHR, open health data

As many in health IT know, the theft of patient health data has developed into an epidemic with breaches involving millions of health records in 2016, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Among the biggest breaches were the Anthem and Premera Blue Cross hacks, and HHS...

May 13, 2015  3:15 PM

Health Datapalooza 2015 to showcase health IT rock stars

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Big Data, Farzad Mostashari, Karen DeSalvo, open health data, Todd Park

It's probably the only major health IT industry event at which you can play mini-golf all day. Welcome to Health Datapalooza 2015. The name of the May 31-June 3 conference pays homage to rock music festival culture, and Health Datapalooza flaunts its...


July 9, 2014  3:42 PM

Practice Fusion launches searchable database of de-identified open health data

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Infographics, open health data, Practice Fusion, searchable database

Bet you didn’t know that shoulder contusions are trending up as the number-one reason for doctor visits, and that post-trauma headaches and middle ear infections account for the next two biggest increases in doctor visits lately. These developments were flagged in a free, searchable database...


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