Tag Archives: Data

COVID Black is using data and creating space to honor Black lives lost to virus

Black History Month Health (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images, COVID Black) COVID Black is a Black health data organization that uses data to tell stories about the Black lived experience to advocate for health equity. The goal of COVID Black is to honor and value each Black life that is lost to COVID-19. Read More:… Read More »

Data from routine clinical care shows people with HIV have an increased risk of dementia and that it’s diagnosed at a younger age

The risk of dementia in older age is increased by 58% for people living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative peers, according to US research published in the online edition of AIDS. The average age at dementia diagnosis was much younger for people with HIV: 67 years compared to 78 years for people without HIV.… Read More »

fonYou highlights untapped operator data goldmine

White Paper shows potential to dramatically increase consumer spending 125 per cent increase in spending among one user group July 8, 2020, Barcelona, Spain: Data analytics specialists, fonYou Telecom, believes mobile operators are sitting on a goldmine of untapped user data that could instead drive increased revenues through highly targeted digital customer management initiatives. In… Read More »

Salesforce Data Recovery Service to Retire in July: Odaseva Provides Businesses with a Plan to Protect Their Data in the Cloud

Salesforce’s plan to end its Data Protection Solution on July 31 adds more challenges for organizations to maintain business continuity. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, MAY 28, 2020 – Odaseva, the unified Data Protection, Data Privacy and DataOps platform, wants to remind Salesforce customers that there is no better time to develop an effective data protection plan,… Read More »

How data is presented to clinicians can make work more efficient, bend the cost curve

If a hospital or health system’s goal is to help providers make higher-value care decisions that improve outcomes and reduce costs, the key to doing so is data — and presenting it to care teams in a fast, actionable manner. Houston Methodist recently tested this hypothesis in a 90-day pilot study that explored how presenting… 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 »