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Moody’s: US healthcare system rebounds from COVID-19 in May, but a bumpy road lies ahead

Dive Brief: A Moody’s Investors Service report on Thursday suggests that the U.S. healthcare industry is on the rebound from COVID-19, but recovery will likely to slow and uneven. Moreover, the report expressed concerns that regional flareups of coronavirus could majorly set back the return to normal volumes. Investment firm Jefferies affirmed those worries in… Read More »

We were warned what to expect in the pandemic, shows health-care league table – Nature.com

BOOK REVIEW 16 June 2020 Germany and Taiwan top a ranking drawn up pre-crisis by architect of US Affordable Care Act; United States trails behind. Eric Topol Eric Topol is a professor of molecular medicine at Scripps Research in La Jolla, California, and director of its Translational Institute. Contact Search for this author in: Cremation… Read More »

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 »