NHS England launches app with range of features; Podiatry group hit with data breach;

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> A new NHS England app is letting patients schedule appointments faster and better track medication intake on both iPhone and Android devices. It also lets physicians collect data such as smoking status information, as well as offer self-support care services. Announcement

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> The Affordable Care Act has helped reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health insurance coverage among nonelderly adults, according to recent research published in the American Journal of Public Health. Article

> California insurance officials have confirmed that UnitedHealth will not participate in the state's Affordable Care Act health insurance exchange in 2017. Article

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> Connecticut-based Stamford Podiatry Group is notifying more than 40,000 patients that their data may have been compromised after a cyberattack on its computer systems. Article

> Medical records for most players in the NFL were taken in the theft of a backpack from a Washington Redskins athletic trainer, which contained an unencrypted laptop and paper records. Article

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