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Leading health systems form Truveta to aggregate and sell anonymized patient data

Fourteen of the nation’s leading health systems are joining forces to use artificial intelligence to compile de-identified patient data and then sell it to other health systems and researchers to create better patient outcomes through population health. The startup, called Truveta, will enable innovations in patient care and the development of new therapies, according to the… Read More »

Remote Patient Monitoring Sets Up Big Tech to Revolutionize Telemedicine and Healthcare

By JAMES MOELLER Remote patient monitoring has emerged as the next significant challenge for virtual healthcare and that challenge is creating significant opportunities for many companies largely outside of the traditional healthcare technology marketplace. In particular, it is potentially setting up an opportunity for Big Tech companies like Apple, Google, and Amazon, to revolutionize telemedicine… Read More »

Ransomware attack leaves 5 years of patient records inaccessible at Colo. hospital

Rangely District Hospital in Rio Blanco County, Colo., issued a notice last week that a ransomware attack had targeted the software necessary to access five years of patient records.  In addition, the notice said, RDH can no longer access the records of patients who received home health services between June 2019 and April 9, when… Read More »

Why patients and providers need a model patient data use agreement

Opportunities are growing for individuals to access and aggregate their health data using health apps and patient portals. Most of these services require individuals to enter into agreements with terms that typically do not favor the individual or give the individual agency over their data. A model patient data use agreement with terms that empower… Read More »