Tag Archives: data

Prenatal test used around the world stores personal data in Chinese gene bank: report

Breadcrumb Trail Links World Women News Health Eight million women — including Canadians — have used NIFTY and are likely unaware their information is shared Author of the article: Kirsty Needham and Clare Baldwin, Reuters Publishing date: Jul 07, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  4 minute read  •  39 Comments Office building administrator Emilia, who… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »