Health Data Collection

Actions to prevent insurance fraud involving health data collection in France 2017 | 9/8/2020

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Sen. Wiener pushes for California law allowing men to identify as women prior to prison assignment | 9/2/2020

… who have been sentenced to prison may soon have the ability to identify as a woman and be placed in a women’s prison. 3. SB932 is first-of-its-kind state legislation to require health data collection on communicable disease impacts on LGBTQ people, including from COVID19 . Historically, LGBTQ people have been effectively invisible when it comes to health data. No more. https://t.co/HpZCcctird — Senator Scott Wiener (@Scott_Wiener …

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LGBTQ health data collection would be a first with SB 932 | 8/31/2020

LGBTQ health data collection would be a first with SB 932 August 30, California Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) speaks during a committee hearing on May 13 about SB 932, which would require healthcare providers and county health agencies to voluntarily collect sexual orientation and gender identity data from people for on all reportable diseases. Photo: Screengrab. California could become the first state in the nation that requires LGBTQ …

MA Public Health Labs Leverage AWS Cloud to Boost Data Storage | HIT Infrastructure | 8/28/2020

… testing at Massachusetts colleges and universities. 28, 2020 - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) transitioned its electronic laboratory reporting system to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud to substantially increase the state’s public health data collection capacity, according to a recent press release. The move took place August 22nd in anticipation of increased COVID-19 testing volumes connected to expanded testing at Massachusetts colleges and universities this fall. DPH …

Rise in Need for Risk-Based Maintenance Expected to Drive Global Asset performance Management Market: Ken Research | 8/26/2020

… to reduce the risk and the overall operating costs. The asset performance management comprises of condition monitoring, asset integrity management, predictive maintenance, reliability-centered maintenance, and often including the technologies such as visualization, asset health data collection , and analytics. It is a proven methodology to decrease the unplanned downtime, reducing the maintenance costs, and EH&S risks reduction. The market is further registering a significant growth since the occupants from …

Billions in Hospital Virus Aid Rested on Compliance With Private Vendor | 8/26/2020

… A colleague replied, “Another wrinkle. What a mess.” The disclosure of the demand in April is the most striking example to surface of the department’s efforts to expand the role of private companies in health data collection , a practice that critics say infringes on what has long been a central mission of the C.D.C. Last month, the federal health department moved beyond financial incentives and abruptly ordered hospitals to send …

Did Public Health Chief Barbara Ferrer Fail to Protect L.A.’s Most Vulnerable From COVID-19? | 8/26/2020

… said Sonya Vasquez, chief transformation officer at Community Health Councils, a health equity nonprofit. As such, some say that Ferrer can only do so much, especially given existing problems within the department, like outdated health data collection systems. Earlier, more aggressive testing, contact tracing and infection control enforcement by Ferrer’s department would likely have decreased COVID-19 cases and spared lives among the nursing home workforce. While the agency’s COVID …

Bipartisan Bill Would Standardize Public Health Data and Bolster Sharing | 8/25/2020

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation on Friday that would standardize public health data collection and make it easier for federal agencies and states to share information in an effort to improve their response to the pandemic and other public health emergencies. Reps. Scott Peters, D-Calif.; Lucy McBath, D-Ga.; Anna Eshoo, D-Calif.; and Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., introduced the “2020 Health Statistics Act” to amend the …

Massachusetts health department moving COVID-19 data to AWS cloud: 4 details | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/21/2020

The Massachusetts health department will transition its electronic laboratory system to the Amazon Web Services cloud on Aug. 22, a move that will increase the state’s public health data collection capacity. Four things to know:1. The transition will require a temporary interruption of data reporting, and the state’s COVID-19 dashboard will report data as of Aug. 21 at 5 p.m. instead of Aug. 22 at 8 a.m. through …

State Public Health Lab to Upgrade Data System | 8/21/2020

… Health (DPH) will be making a long-planned transition of its electronic laboratory reporting system to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud on Saturday. The move is expected to greatly increase the state’s public health data collection capacity. The migration to the cloud requires a temporary interruption of laboratory data reporting to DPH. On Saturday, the DPH will publish a dashboard based on data received by 5 p.m. on Friday …

Sharing eye health data: Putting patients at the heart of decision-making | 8/20/2020

… Research Hub to put patients and the public at the heart of data sharing. The NHS says that it’s committed to involving people in decisions that affect them . From front-line service commissioning to health data collection and research, a wide range of governance structures and processes exist to define the balance of power in decision-making around health. But researchers report that there’s a lack of access to data …

Ontario reporting 76 new COVID-19 cases, but data glitch means tally could be higher | 8/20/2020

A snafu with public health data collection led to Ontario reporting just 76 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Health Minister Christine Elliott said “an issue” with the province’s Integrated Public Health Information System meant updated numbers were not available from 11 of Ontario’s 34 public health units. “The 11 units reported a total of eight cases yesterday and while not a direct proxy for today it’s an indication …

Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reports 76 new cases after data glitch; Ford extends emergency orders until Sept. 22; Airbnb banning house parties worldwide | 8/20/2020

… 64 deaths in Nova Scotia since the pandemic began. Officials say 1,007 cases are now resolved. One person is currently in hospital being treated for the disease. 10:45 a.m. (updated): A snafu with public health data collection led to Ontario reporting just 76 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Health Minister Christine Elliott said “an issue” with the province’s Integrated Public Health Information System meant updated numbers were not …

Democrats go big on health care at convention - POLITICO | 8/19/2020

… care messages as their virtual convention continued. — Sen. Kamala Harris will likely attack President Donald Trump’s handling of the pandemic in her prime-time speech tonight. — HHS is planning a broader effort to automate health data collection , weeks after its much-scrutinized move to change coronavirus data reporting. WELCOME TO WEDNESDAY PULSE — Where in a world of Netflix, Hulu and Disney+, “DNC” might as well be a new streaming service …

Jane Lynch hosts star-studded LA LGBT Center telethon on KTLA | 8/18/2020

… Though the County has finally started collecting LGBTQ-specific data, there is yet no report on how many cases or deaths might be people from the LGBTQ community, though State Sen. Scott Wiener’s LGBT health data collection bill is headed for a vote on the floor of the California Assembly. LGBTQ people are also not counted among the more than 30 million people who have filed for unemployment benefits, though …

Improving Access to Older Adult Health Data for Timely Use Amid COVID-19 and Beyond | 8/14/2020

Improving Access to Older Adult Health Data for Timely Use Amid COVID-19 and Beyond August 14, 2020 By Vijeth Iyengar and Mark C. Bicket Today marks the launch of the Older Adults Health Data Collection – a new resource cataloging over 200 Federal datasets previously available on Data.gov related to the health of older Americans. This centralized location will assist experts from academia, industry, government, civil society, and the public …

Top Work-at-Home Privacy and Security Challenges and Return-to-Work Safeguards in the COVID-19 Crisis | 7/20/2020

… polling among a diverse group of privacy, security, human resources and other legal and compliance attendees—which included analysts, attorneys and senior executives across the technology, healthcare and financial services sectors—about their companies’ health data collection , COVID-19 diagnosis disclosure, work-at-home practices and return-to-work approaches. The results suggest that companies generally have insufficient remote-working security controls and data protection practices and are considering a …

Udall, Heinrich Put Pressure on Trump Administration to Reverse Decision that Reroutes COVID-19 Hospital Data Collection And Reporting Away From CDC | U.S. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico | US Seante | 7/17/2020

… redirect data flow,” the senators continued . “This decision by the Administration to change the reporting process in the midst of a pandemic is deeply troubling. While there are certainly steps needed to improve public health data collection , waging interdepartmental jurisdictional battles to sideline our nation’s leading public health agency in the middle of an historic pandemic is bad management at best and malpractice at worst. “The American people deserve to …

ASX:EMD, DTC, VLT: Aussie companies developing Covid-19 tech | Yahoo News | 7/16/2020

… problems on the horizon for this technology. Convincing Australians, who are already highly suspicious about who has access to their health data, to engage with these tools could be difficult, while an over-ambitious health data collection regime by an employer is likely to lead them into a legal minefield. (Source: StockNessMonster) More Early movers Emerald Clinic, which provides backend monitoring and data collection for clinical trials, has licensed software …

Digital signage, kiosks take COVID-19 head on | 7/14/2020

… Astreea is distributed across North America by Florida-based personal protection equipment provider Thumbprint. BioPPE BioPPE provides hygienic products including Bluetooth-enabled, thermally cooled antimicrobial face masks; no-touch personal protective equipment dispensers with health data collection capabilities; UV-C disinfection containers; and more. Utilizing voice-enabled technology and Alexa integration, many of BioPPE’s products are linked by a crowdsourced network system which supports organizations in maintaining health standards with …

Workplace safety innovation lets loose | 7/8/2020

… Astreea is distributed across North America by Florida-based personal protection equipment provider Thumbprint. BioPPE BioPPE provides hygienic products including Bluetooth-enabled, thermally cooled antimicrobial face masks; no-touch personal protective equipment dispensers with health data collection capabilities; UV-C disinfection containers; and more. Utilizing voice-enabled technology and Alexa integration, many of BioPPE’s products are linked by a crowdsourced network system which supports organizations in maintaining health standards with …

National data standards in the works after COVID-19 highlighted info gaps: Hajdu | 6/27/2020

… other supports, she said. “That has been a weakness for us all along is our ability to actually understand what’s happening nationally,” Hajdu said. That’s why federal officials are working on national standards for health data collection — and ensuring information is shared quickly with Ottawa — as part of ongoing negotiations with the provinces over $14 billion in new federal COVID-19 transfers. When the COVID-19 outbreak first began, federal …

National data standards in the works after COVID-19 highlighted info gaps: Hajdu – North Delta Reporter | 6/27/2020

… other supports, she said. “That has been a weakness for us all along is our ability to actually understand what’s happening nationally,” Hajdu said. That’s why federal officials are working on national standards for health data collection — and ensuring information is shared quickly with Ottawa — as part of ongoing negotiations with the provinces over $14 billion in new federal COVID-19 transfers. When the COVID-19 outbreak first began, federal …

National data standards in the works after COVID-19 highlighted info gaps: Hajdu – Smithers Interior News | 6/27/2020

… other supports, she said. “That has been a weakness for us all along is our ability to actually understand what’s happening nationally,” Hajdu said. That’s why federal officials are working on national standards for health data collection — and ensuring information is shared quickly with Ottawa — as part of ongoing negotiations with the provinces over $14 billion in new federal COVID-19 transfers. When the COVID-19 outbreak first began, federal …

National data standards in the works after COVID-19 highlighted info gaps: Hajdu – Terrace Standard | 6/27/2020

… other supports, she said. “That has been a weakness for us all along is our ability to actually understand what’s happening nationally,” Hajdu said. That’s why federal officials are working on national standards for health data collection — and ensuring information is shared quickly with Ottawa — as part of ongoing negotiations with the provinces over $14 billion in new federal COVID-19 transfers. When the COVID-19 outbreak first began, federal …

Population Health

Big Data in Context: Addressing the Twin Perils of Data Absenteeism and Chauvinism in the Context of Health Disparities Research | 1/7/2020

… the resources to access some of the communication technologies (eg, wearable gadgets and smartphones) that are used as apparatus for health data collection, leading to a new digital data divide [ 10 ]. The objectives of this … of their members, although the Affordable Care Act specifically required population health surveys in federal health programs to collect and report items on race, ethnicity, and language as part of the drive to reduce health …

(USA-NJ-Essex County) Director of Strategic Data & Technology Initiatives, GNHCC | 12/20/2019

population health data collection, sharing and analysis, (3) the design and testing of innovative strategies and (4) engagement in policy, planning and advocacy. Position Summary The Director serves as the key executive for data and technology initiatives for Greater Newark Health Care Coalition. This position provides leadership, vision, and oversight for strategic data and technology with a focus on service excellence with overall responsibility for direction, coordination, and management of …

Community Health

Cohort profile: Mental Health Living Longer: a population-wide data linkage to understand and reduce premature mortality in mental health service users in New South Wales, Australia | BMJ | 11/20/2019

Download powerpoint Figure 1 Data structure, Mental Health Living Longer data set. Numbers of records and individuals at initial linkage. APDC, Admitted Patient Data Collection; CHAMB, Community Health and Ambulatory Mental Health data collection. COD-URF, Cause of Death Unit Record File; Dec, December; EDDC, Emergency Department Data Collection; ICD, International Classification of Diseases; Jan, January; Jul, July; Jun, June; k, thousand; m, million; MH, mental health; NSW, New South …

Community Health Centers Partner with OCHIN for New EHR System | EHR Intelligence | 10/22/2019

… Southern California health system. By October 22, 2019 - North County Health Services (NCHS), a southern California health system hosting 12 community health centers, is partnering with Oregon Community (OCHIN) to implement its EHR and electronic … Board of Family Medicine (JABFM) found regulating social factors of health data collection and presentation in EHR systems can improve patient and population health outcomes in community health centers. Researchers working with OCHIN developed ways …

Digital Health

ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte Launches New Digital Health Ecosystem Platforms at HLTH Conference | PR Newswire | 10/28/2019

… to expanding access to care, improving clinical outcomes, increasing patient engagement and reducing costs. MyPATH for Connected Care is a digital health care platform that connects patients and care teams to deliver virtual care services … capabilities that deploy patient-centered virtual home care A robust health data collection with a focus on care plan management A holistic, personalized approach to care plans The ability to empower patients, with user friendly …

ResMed Survey: 56% of Americans Monitor Health With at Least One Digital Health Data Collection Tool | 10/28/2019

ResMed Survey: 56% of Americans Monitor Health With at Least One Digital Health Data Collection Tool Published on October 28, 2019 A ResMed-led survey reveals patient preferences on digital health technology. It suggests the markets for digital health technology will only continue to grow. The survey of a nationally representative sample of 3,000 Americans, conducted in partnership with Edelman Intelligence, revealed that the use of—and confidence in—remote …

Patient Engagement

ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte Launches New Digital Health Ecosystem Platforms at HLTH Conference | PR Newswire | 10/28/2019

… trials and patient services by connecting patients, caregivers, providers and life sciences organizations. By connecting all stakeholders, MyPATH can transform patient engagement, create a connected care team, aim to improve outcomes, and cultivates a rich … capabilities that deploy patient-centered virtual home care A robust health data collection with a focus on care plan management A holistic, personalized approach to care plans The ability to empower patients, with user friendly …

Community Health Centers Partner with OCHIN for New EHR System | EHR Intelligence | 10/22/2019

… Implementation OCHIN delivers its Epic technology on a single, fully-integrated platform. It will give NCHS ongoing support, workflow solutions, patient engagement platforms, health information exchange, and research help. “This partnership will allow our clinicians … Board of Family Medicine (JABFM) found regulating social factors of health data collection and presentation in EHR systems can improve patient and population health outcomes in community health centers. Researchers working with OCHIN developed ways …

AMA

The Kids Are Not All Right: Brainstorm Health | Fortune | 6/19/2019

… with increases in social media use, anxiety, depression, and self-inflicted injuries.” The research was published in the medical journal JAMA. The study authors note that suicide rates rose sharply among both female and male … with the disease. It’s a two-pronged approach to mobile health data collection – personalize the information and feedback to patients and their caregivers, but also pool it into a de-identified database that can be …

The Kids Are Not All Right: Brainstorm Health | Yahoo News | 6/19/2019

… with increases in social media use, anxiety, depression, and self-inflicted injuries.” The research was published in the medical journal JAMA. The study authors note that suicide rates rose sharply among both female and male … with the disease. It’s a two-pronged approach to mobile health data collection – personalize the information and feedback to patients and their caregivers, but also pool it into a de-identified database that can be …

Medicare

Health Net Awards $4.2 Million to Drive Health Workforce Development and Improve Quality of Health Data Collection | Business Wire | 12/6/2017

… assistance, training, tools and technology to improve encounter data submission rates. About Health Net Health Net, a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), provides and administers health benefits through group, individual, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly referred to as “Part D”), Medicaid and dual eligible programs. Health Net also offers access to behavioral health, substance abuse and employee assistance programs, and managed health care products …

Laboratory Services Associated with Diagnoses of Anaphylactic Food Reaction Increased 871 Percent from 2007 to 2016 | PR Newswire | 11/22/2017

… that we haven’t previously seen,” commented James R. Baker, Jr. , MD, CEO and chief medical officer of FARE. “The FAIR Health data collection presents an unparalleled window into the costs, demographic factors and geographic patterns … the experience of more than 55 million individuals enrolled in Medicare. Certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as a Qualified Entity, FAIR Health receives all of Medicare Parts A, B and D …

Fitbit

Google tries to explain its controversial health data collection program | Yahoo News | 11/20/2019

… agreement was “disturbing,” particularly because Ascension hadn’t notified patients about the partnership. The group demanded more information via briefings by December 6th. The report arrived shortly after Google announced that it was buying Fitbit, meaning it could receive significantly more consumer data in the areas of health and fitness. Consumer confidence in Google isn’t exactly sterling, and scientists are concerned that Project Nightingale will erode consumer trust. “At some point …

Feds to Investigate Google Over Health Data Collection | KPRC AM 950 | 11/15/2019

Feds to Investigate Google Over Health Data Collection posted by Nik Rajkovic - Nov 15, 2019 A federal investigation is targeting Google’s “Project Nightingale” health information collection program. Google recently partnered with Ascension health care, giving it access to millions of people’s medical information so it can provide better insight and suggestions for treating patients. The move comes two weeks after Google bought Fitbit , which tracks users’ heart beat, steps and …

Harvard Medical School

Join us June 17 for a live discussion on COVID-19 contact tracing and safe reopening strategies | TechCrunch | 6/16/2020

… Bourdeaux , MD, MPH, is the policy liaison for Partners in Health COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program, and holds appointments at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Belfer Center for Science and International … background in global health and are a leader in mobile health data collection. Irina Krechmer is the chief technology officer at Blue Apron, the premier meal-kit company whose mission is to make incredible home …

The Kids Are Not All Right: Brainstorm Health | Fortune | 6/19/2019

… on the rise in America in recent years. And a new report suggests the trend has hit teenagers especially hard. Harvard Medical School and Tel Aviv University researchers found that “adolescents are of particular concern … with the disease. It’s a two-pronged approach to mobile health data collection – personalize the information and feedback to patients and their caregivers, but also pool it into a de-identified database that can be …

Ascension

Epic is warning customers it will stop working with Google Cloud, CNBC reports | FierceHealthcare | 1/17/2020

… CNBC declined to be named because they were not authorized to speak for their organizations on the matter. RELATED: Google, Ascension defend their health ‘data transformation’ partnership Google also is working on a health records … to protect that data. RELATED: House Democrat presses Google on health data collection in wake of Ascension deal The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Epic competitor Cerner decided against pursuing a data storage deal …

Google tries to explain its controversial health data collection program | Yahoo News | 11/20/2019

Reuters Staff / Reuters More Google is belatedly trying to explain its controversial “Project Nightingale” health care data collection program after it was revealed by a WSJ investigation. The search giant previously said that it’s legally collecting data from the hospital chain Ascension under a so-called business associate agreement (BAA), which allows it to share some patient info under current health privacy laws. However, Congress wants to know exactly what …

Health Net

KeyHIE Taps Longstanding Partnership with Orion Health to Rapidly Enable Public Health Reporting Amid COVID-19 Crisis | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 6/16/2020

health data collection across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and helps address the COVID-19 health crisis. Data is key when it comes to managing a pandemic. Gaps in communication between public health departments and healthcare organizations make it difficult to track cases and reduce infection rates. In order to combat the pandemic, KeyHIE needed a way to share reportable COVID-19 lab results from member organization Allegheny Health Network with …

Health Net Awards $4.2 Million to Drive Health Workforce Development and Improve Quality of Health Data Collection | Business Wire | 12/6/2017

LOS ANGELES- Health Net, Inc. (“Health Net”), one of California’s largest health plans, is awarding a combined $4.2 million to 22 healthcare organizations across the state to help increase health workforce development and improve the accuracy of encounter data collection. The grants will expand access to health care and enhance health outcomes in medically underserved communities. These grants are supported by Health Net’s Community and Infrastructure Investment Program, created as …