Protecting Health Data Outside of HIPAA: Will the Protecting Personal Health Data Act Tame the Wild West ?

Vince Kuraitis Deven McGraw By DEVEN McGRAW and VINCE KURAITIS This post is part of the series “The Health Data Goldilocks Dilemma: Privacy? Sharing? Both?” Introduction In our previous post, we described the “Wild West of Unprotected Health Data.” Will the cavalry arrive to protect the vast quantities of your personal health data that are broadly unprotected …

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Chocolate Milkshake

updated post, orig pub: 4/26/09 This recipe is for a straight up, dessert-tasting, vegan Chocolate Milkshake. But I promise, this tall, frosty, creamy concoction is absolutely good for you…..Read more » This is a summary, images and full post available on HHL website! * This article was originally published here

Health in 2 Point 00 Episode 92, Takeover Edition | Louise Schaper, HIC 2019 Australia

Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we have another takeover edition! On Episode 92, Jess talks to Louise Schaper, CEO of the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) at HIC 2019. Louise’s key takeaway from the conference is that health tech in Australia is focused on humanity and improving outcomes for all people. Jess …

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Expert Knowledge Elicitation: A Brief Review of Different Approaches

We must accept that there is subjectivity in every stage of scientific inquiry, but objectivity is nevertheless the fundamental goal. Therefore, we should base judgments on evidence and careful reasoning, and seek wherever possible to eliminate potential sources of bias.(Brownstein et al. 2018) In many cases–for instance building a cost effectiveness model–there are some parameters …

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Medicare to cover CAR-T. Italians use payment at results. The Navy introduces value-based care. Democrats’ plans to limit drug prices. Using contingent valuation to weight quality measures. Public health spending increases GDP. * This article was originally published here

Everyone Is Having the Wrong Healthcare Debate

By STEVEN MERAHN, MD In 1807, in an effort to spite the British and French for shipping interference (and forced recruitment of American citizens into military service), the United States Congress passed an Embargo Act, effectively shutting down trade with these two countries. Britain and France quickly found other trading partners; the US, then limited …

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