By Scott Stuewe – DirectTrust manages trust in identity for millions of providers and healthcare facilities in the US so they can safely exchange sensitive data on their patients and coordinate care across organizations.Read More
By Scott Stuewe – The business of identity, particularly in healthcare, is evolving rapidly, especially in light of the “app economy”. The COVID-19 outbreak has also raised the tenor of the discussion.
By Matt Fisher – The scope of actual and proposed privacy regulators, laws, requirements, processes, and more keep expanding. The expansion is occurring at both the federal and state level resulting in an ever-increasing patchwork of requirements for organizations to be aware of and comply with.
By Vatsal Ghiya – Machine learning and artificial intelligence are changing the face of healthcare. Patient populations are growing larger, and our health is becoming more complex. Providers, researchers, and payers alike are looking for strategies to increase the quality of care and reduce costs simultaneously.
By Matt Fisher – In healthcare, many layers always exist around seemingly each and every issue. The ongoing utilization of extra blood from newborn heel stick samples provides the latest example. The concerns raised go to privacy and informed consent as the primary issues.
By Matt Fisher – Privacy is an important topic of discussion, consideration, deliberation, or any other word that can be used to say it is front and center. The focus on privacy has been growing as technology expands and creates more data. Privacy is so important though because there needs to be an understanding of what should happen with data.
By Matt Fisher – What is the state of privacy in direct to consumer solutions in healthcare? It is an important question to ask because expectations and reality do not necessarily align. For example, users (patients to a degree) will see a healthcare solution and expect that standard protections will apply.
By Matt Fisher – Patient foundations are organizations that seek to bring together groups of individuals around a common theme. The theme could be a particular disease, advocacy, pharmaceutical, or any other concept where alignment would be beneficial.
By Keith Boone – I’ve been seeing a lot of tweets recently complaining about misuse of HIPAA (about a half-dozen). Mostly from people who know…