Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott said he wouldn’t say if he got the COVID-19 vaccination, saying it was a HIPAA violation.
"Your first question is a violation of my HIPAA rights."
“Sometimes the only person who is aware that there’s a serious and imminent threat is a physician.”
It is best for parents and students to educate themselves about these issues and to have open and honest conversations BEFORE
Back in 2006, a study appeared in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine entitled "Harm Resulting from Inappropriate
HIPAA... Have you heard of it? Has your IT vendor heard of it? I'm pretty sure that at this point in time you have heard of it. You may actually be very familiar with HIPAA and what it's intended for.
Think of all of the potential data points these devices will be able to collect about us. Smart toilets that collect urine
So here's what happens as a result. As far back as 2011, some owners of Fitbit exercise sensors noticed that their sexual
There is no question that America's mental health care system is in dire need of an overhaul. But the "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act" (H.R. 2646), introduced by Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA), represents the worst, most regressive possible direction for reform.
Even given the policy analysis failures of Trump's positions, other leading Republican contenders for the presidency are far more clearly referring to mental health as an excuse to dodge gun control rather than develop a functional system.
The data we generate in our digital lives can reveal important information, particularly about our health. For one, our social networks can be predictive of health outcomes and conditions, in part because of shared attitudes amongst social groups.
There's a lack of transparency in several aspects of the Big Data/health nexus: the lack of accessible, simply-communicated
As we move closer to an era when a sequence of every human genome is the norm, an important question looms. It seems intuitive to many of us that each person owns his or her genetic data and therefore should control access. But the reality is more complex.
Trading data in the dark for third parties' profit -- without cutting us into the value created in the Big Data mash-up. That's a very expensive lunch indeed.
I recently went through the heavy and mournful experience of making end-of-life decisions for a close family friend. It really drove home the importance of planning ahead and crafting a Will and Health Care Proxy to help your loved ones through tragedy, and even death.
Regardless of what cause came first -- be it the rising of a sharing culture or the innovation in the technology -- there is a monumental shift taking place in wellness and healthcare approaches. What was once meant to protect has become not only obsolete, but is now the unintentional roadblock to a healthier life for all. Set the data free.
Don't victims of human rights abuse, refugees, LGBT individuals, and survivors of gender-based violence deserve the same kind of respect for their sensitive information as you expect when you visit a clinic?
Scott told The Huffington Post that the incident made him feel, "in a word-- unwelcomed." He told The Huffington Post that