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HHS affirms patients’ right of timely access to medical records

Bayfront Health St. Petersburg in Florida, with a 480-bed hospital and 550 affiliated physicians, is the first health organization to feel the sting of a new federal enforcement policy. For years, the Office for Civil Rights within the Department of Health and Human Services has enforced the HIPAA privacy and security rules, among other duties.… Read More »

How to get the data right to advance collaboration, build trust

In the decade has since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, adoption of electronic health records has broadened significantly, and technology has exponentially increased the amount of information healthcare professionals have about their patients. Through mandating transparency of medical records, the reality of interoperability—the ability to efficiently and effectively share patient information with patients and… Read More »

What is Noom? This Diet Helps You Lose Weight the Right Way – menshealth.com

Many weight loss services claim their methods are best for dropping pounds, but few garner praise from actual medical professionals. But weight loss app Noom is one service experts say may be worth the cost. Of course, Noom isn’t perfect, and it may not work for everyone. Here’s what you should know before signing up.… Read More »