Data governance

Healthcare provider on a computer
By  Jessica Hagen 01:15 pm February 9, 2023
Bipartisan senators sent letters to telehealth providers Monument, Workit Health and Cerebral urging the companies to better protect users' healthcare data.  Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Susan Collins (R-Me.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wa.) and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo,) expressed concerns that the companies are "tracking and sharing sensitive and personally-identifiable health data with third-party...
Panelists at Digital Frontiers in Public Health event
By  Jessica Hagen 02:36 pm February 3, 2023
Joshua Sharfstein, vice dean at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg and former Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health from 2011 to 2014, said that, at the start of his term in Maryland, half or two-thirds of the hospitals were connected for data sharing, and the data would often only provide information for clinical lookups, such as whether the patient underwent a CT scan at another hospital. "The...
Panelists at Digital Frontiers in Public Health
By  Jessica Hagen 12:30 pm February 2, 2023
As the first national coordinator for health information technology in 2004, David Brailer, current executive vice president and chief health officer at Cigna, said he and his team had four priorities: increase clinical decision-making quality, advance public health, accelerate consumer self-care and self-empowerment, and advance clinical research and science at the bedside. At Tuesday's event,...