Category Archives: HIPAA

Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify Educational Gaps of Internal Medicine Interns

Are interns exposed to common clinical diagnoses? A study examined just this question by looking at PGY-1 notes from 10022 different hospitals. This question is particularly important to me considering in a few months I will be an internal medicine

Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify Educational Gaps of Internal Medicine Interns

Are interns exposed to common clinical diagnoses? A study examined just this question by looking at PGY-1 notes from 10022 different hospitals. This question is particularly important to me considering in a few months I will be an internal medicine

Social Media: A Threat to Professionalism

Most everyone in the modern world is connected through social media, including medical professionals. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat is full of people sharing the details of their day, no matter how mundane. So it is no surprise that young

Social Media: A Threat to Professionalism

Most everyone in the modern world is connected through social media, including medical professionals. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat is full of people sharing the details of their day, no matter how mundane. So it is no surprise that young

Company goal to improve employee health ethical?

Employers are using Big Data to reduce healthcare costs by attempting to predict things like medical procedures and pregnancies. The outcome is noble in theory but there are concerning HIPAA implications. Full Article: http://www.popsci.com/companies-use-big-data-to-track-employee-health-and-pregnancies

Company goal to improve employee health ethical?

Employers are using Big Data to reduce healthcare costs by attempting to predict things like medical procedures and pregnancies. The outcome is noble in theory but there are concerning HIPAA implications. Full Article: http://www.popsci.com/companies-use-big-data-to-track-employee-health-and-pregnancies

Secure text messaging app: HipaaChat

HipaaChat is yet another app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and also contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. This app is middle-of-the-road in terms of functionality. Convenient features included in the free version: Security:

Secure text messaging app: HipaaChat

HipaaChat is yet another app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and also contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. This app is middle-of-the-road in terms of functionality. Convenient features included in the free version: Security:

Secure text messaging app: TigerText

TigerText is an app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and, importantly, contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. Convenient features included in the free version: Security: 256-bit encryption with optional PIN lock. Check receipt of

Secure text messaging app: TigerText

TigerText is an app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and, importantly, contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. Convenient features included in the free version: Security: 256-bit encryption with optional PIN lock. Check receipt of

Google Glass Maps Future of Medical Testing

Aydogan Ozcan and a team of researchers at UCLA leverage Google Glass into a diagnostic test reader for malaria, prostate cancer, HIV and more. Anonymous results uploaded securely for epidemiologists to analyze. Full article: http://goo.gl/7Wpqdx

Google Glass Maps Future of Medical Testing

Aydogan Ozcan and a team of researchers at UCLA leverage Google Glass into a diagnostic test reader for malaria, prostate cancer, HIV and more. Anonymous results uploaded securely for epidemiologists to analyze. Full article: http://goo.gl/7Wpqdx

Healthcare in your pocket: unlocking the potential of mHealth

The European Commission launches a consultation to health professionals, app developers, and related parties to address questions safety, performance and entrepreneurship in mHealth in Europe. Full article: http://goo.gl/tcnszS

Healthcare in your pocket: unlocking the potential of mHealth

The European Commission launches a consultation to health professionals, app developers, and related parties to address questions safety, performance and entrepreneurship in mHealth in Europe. Full article: http://goo.gl/tcnszS