Tag Archives: sharing

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 »

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 »

Doctors and Nurses Are Sharing the Worst Sex Accidents They’ve Ever Seen

Medical professionals see a lot of strange stuff over the course of their careers, especially those who work in the emergency room. In a thread that has gone viral on Reddit, doctors, nurses and EMTs are sharing some of the more outlandish medical emergencies they’ve seen that were caused by sexual encounters gone awry. “I… Read More »