Tag Archives: data

CA Blues tries Apple Watches, AI to aid data gathering in care settings

Blue Shield of California is hoping to improve the physician-patient connection by having its doctors wear Apple Watches loaded with smart medical assistance. BSC, together with its health services partner Altais, have partnered with Notable Health, a company that provides technology to captures office visits through the use of artificial intelligence. The data is captured,… Read More »

Could HHS information blocking rule have unintended consequences on data sharing and security?

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has proposed new rules that will have a profound effect on how healthcare providers share patient data. The Office for the National Coordinator of Health IT and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are each reviewing industry comments on their proposed rules. HHS clearly intends to… Read More »

AHA asks FCC to ease data requirements for telehealth pilot

While the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed $ 100 million telehealth pilot program is a critical step towards advancing connected care, the FCC must limit the data collection and reporting requirements on healthcare providers if the initiative is to succeed. That’s the contention of the American Hospital Association, which submitted written comments to the FCC on… Read More »

How to solve the ‘Goldilocks’ dilemma of health data sharing?

The healthcare industry – and that means everyone: vendors, providers, payers, policymakers, patients – finds itself at an interesting crossroads these days when it comes to data sharing. First, there’s more imperative to share healthcare information than ever. Federal health IT policy has made wider interoperability its highest goal, and prioritized consumer-mediated exchange, via mobile… Read More »