The federal medical privacy rule is commonly known as the "HIPAA privacy rule." However, it actually holds the title, "Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information."
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Last year was a tragic time for gun violence in the United States, with 372 mass shootings in the U.S. in 2015, killing 475 people and wounding 1,870, according to a report by BBC News.
Americans need to see “population health” for what it really is. Last week, a POLITICO panel discussed the term “population health,” which is key to Obamacare’s transformation away from the private practice of medicine -- and into the everyday lives of Americans – starting with Medicare.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Just last week, one of the major health insurers, UnitedHealth Group, announced it may pull out of Obamacare exchanges in 2017, citing rising costs and enrollment numbers well below projections.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Christmas shopping season is well underway, with consumers already considering which gifts to buy for their loved ones, making their Black Friday shopping lists and maybe even adding something to their own wish lists.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—In just a few days, every doctor in America must use a new system of medical codes that provides government, health plans and researchers more details than ever on both patients and doctors.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Electronic Health Records (EHRs) have changed the medical profession—for the worse, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a national organization dedicated to preserving patient-centered health care and protecting patient and privacy rights.