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Research estimates a higher share of patients experience bias when receiving care than previous evidence suggested.
The proposed updates to HIPAA rules aim to improve care coordination and give patients more access to their health information, though changes to the updates are likely after President-elect Joe Biden takes office next month.
Fifty-two percent of smartphone users in the U.S. run on Google's Android operating system. Apple's Health app is only available to iPhone users.
As cancer screening rates have dwindled amid the COVID-19 pandemic, health systems like Adventist Health are using findings from genetic testing programs to ensure outreach to high-risk patients.
Those testing positive for the virus are given a PIN by contact tracers that allows them to share their result anonymously on the app, which uses Bluetooth technology and randomly generated phone codes to track people's locations.
Health systems are trying out new applications and devices to ensure patients’ loved ones are updated on their care, even as visitor restrictions have tightened amid the pandemic.
If you already use a patient portal such as MyChart to email your doctor or schedule an appointment, you may soon see new options allowing you to view your doctor's notes and see your test results as soon as they are available.
The results of Modern Healthcare's annual survey rank the nation's 17 largest patient-satisfaction measurement firms by total number of clients in 2019.
Property liens are the hidden icebergs of patient medical debt, legal experts say, lying unseen, often for decades, before they surface to claim hard-won family savings or inheritance proceeds.
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