Topic: Personal health record
The technology to harness big data for more effective treatment exists right now. What are we waiting for?
Theft and unauthorized disclosures have made up the bulk of data breaches since 2009. But hackers got away with 133 million records.
Plenty of questions surround UnitedHealth's entrance into the health IT space, but a decade of acquisitions offers some hints.
UnitedHealth CEO David Wichmann said the insurer plans to release a "fully individualized and fully portable” health record by the end of next year.
Only 53% of hospitals provided patients the option to request a complete copy of their medical records.
CMS needs to improve the cyber resiliency of its Enrollment Database, according to the Office of Inspector General.
A practice administrator faces charges alleging he embezzled more than $3 million, plus more physician practice news from around the web.
A new audit by a government watchdog has found that patients still face many challenges when attempting to access their health information.
A case challenging HIPAA regulations has raised new questions about how HHS enforces the law for business associates.
CEO Jonathon Bush said he wants Athenahealth to be "extremely attractive" to any new companies interested in a longitudinal picture of patients.