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The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on primary healthcare worldwide – Medical News Today

The new coronavirus has affected people’s health in more ways than one. In this Special Feature, we look at what the pandemic has meant for primary healthcare access in countries around the world. Share on PinterestHow has the pandemic affected different aspects of primary healthcare? In this Special Feature, we investigate. Over the past few… 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 »

A look at HIMSS’ eHealth Toolkit for healthcare professionals

Many healthcare professionals, especially those early in their careers, are facing a new challenge: locating and implementing useful and valid health informatics resources they can leverage to further their career advancement. The HIMSS Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform (TIGER) Initiative & Community has curated tools and organized them into a set of online resources. Supporting… 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 »