Tag Archives: Healthcare

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 »

How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: Abortion rights advocates think Roe v. Wade didn’t go far enough

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! ROE V. WADE TURNS 47: Abortion rights groups are celebrating the anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion… Read More »

Tenet, CVS and Cigna lead Healthcare Dive’s JPM20 coverage

The 38th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference brought together as many as 9,000 attendees across 450 public and private companies this week, including some of the biggest names in healthcare across payers, providers, tech and biopharma. Here is a roundup of Healthcare Dive’s takeaways from the investor event kicking off the new year. Healthcare Dive… Read More »

Dear Pope Francis: Under the Left’s vision of healthcare, there can be no Catholic hospitals

Health institutions and governments should “not neglect social justice out of preoccupation for financial concerns” and should instead ensure access to health, Pope Francis said in his annual papal message for the World Day of the Sick. On their own, Francis’s comments seem unremarkable. But given his past comments on healthcare, the system in which… Read More »