From the Desk of Matt Fisher – ICYMI
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COVID Waivers: Preparing for the End
How many people remember how healthcare fully operated prior to the onset of the COVID-19 driven pandemic? The question is only somewhat facetious as the delivery of care and running of organizations along with so many other components of the healthcare industry have changed to a large degree. Telehealth is an obvious area that expanded, but relationships and compliance have been impacted too. Continue reading on HealthIT Answers.
Patient Foundations and Registries: Privacy Included?
Patient foundations are organizations that seek to bring together groups of individuals around a common theme. The theme could be a particular disease, advocacy, pharmaceutical, or any other concept where alignment would be beneficial. Part of the registry’s work may be collecting information about the participating individuals, which information could theoretically be used to advance positive impacts around the central focus of the registry. Continue reading on HealthIT Answers.
Power in Data: Value Against Privacy
Data are the new currency. That saying has become entrenched as a primary cliche describing the way of the world nowadays. The value of data has become especially true in healthcare. So many see opportunities to be extracted, but what about considerations of privacy and the impact on individuals? Continue reading on HealthIT Answers.
New Loop: Data Breach to Lawsuit
A recurring pattern has developed when it comes to data breaches. The first part of the pattern is that healthcare is under constant cyber attacks that challenge security measures while aiming to get access to private and sensitive information within the systems. The prevalence of data breach notifications underscores how frequently security measures are being circumvented. Continue reading on HealthIT Answers.
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