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Weight loss diet developed at Penn State ranked second-best for 2020 – PhillyVoice.com

A weight loss diet created by a nutritionist at Penn State University has been ranked one of the best to follow in 2020 for those looking to shed pounds. U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings this week, identifying the best diets for a variety of nutritional goals, from healthy eating to weight… Read More »

Why interoperability matters to the current and future state of healthcare

In the modern world of healthcare, it’s critical for technology to be interoperable. Different EHR systems must have the ability to exchange information between providers. Offering better workflows, improved clarity, and better patient care, true interoperability between systems, however, remains elusive. Fundamentally, interoperability delivers the opportunity for better care coordination and lower healthcare costs. The… Read More »

World Habitat Day 2019: Date, Significance and Theme of the Day to Reflect the State of Human Settlements

World Habitat Day 2019 (Photo Credits: Un.org) Every year, first Monday of October is celebrated as World Habitat Day. The purpose of this day is to reflect on the state of human settlements and the basic right to sufficient shelter. WHD also intends to remind the people that they are responsible to shape the future… Read More »

How state AGs are ramping up general HIPAA enforcement

· New York’s state attorney general has increased its enforcement actions in recent years. These include:· University of Rochester Medical Center, $ 15,000 fine for insufficiently training nurse practitioner who shared patient information (2015)· CoPilot Support Services, $ 130,000, for permitting unauthorized access to health records of 220,000 residents (2017)· Aetna, $ 1.15 million, for… Read More »