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Health Data Outside HIPAA: The Wild West of Unprotected Personal Data

Deven McGraw Vince Kuraitis By VINCE KURAITIS and DEVEN McGRAW This post is part of the series “The Health Data Goldilocks Dilemma: Privacy? Sharing? Both?” “…the average patient will, in his or her lifetime, generate about 2,750 times more data related to social and environmental influences than to clinical factors” –McKinsey analysis The McKinsey “2,750 times” statistic… Read More »

Virginia health officials say record number of human West Nile cases reported in state

Mosquitoes can spread the West Nile virus. (iStock) Heads up, Virginians: The Virginia Department of Health reported this week a record number of human West Nile cases have occurred in the state this year. On Friday, the Virginia Department of Health announced that 38 cases of the West Nile virus in humans were reported across… Read More »

West Nile virus cause of New Jersey man's death, health officials say

A New Jersey man infected with West Nile virus died last weekend, health officials said.  (iStock) A Lodi, New Jersey man recently infected with the West Nile virus died Saturday, state health officials said. A spokesperson for the New Jersey Department of Health confirmed the death to Fox News on Friday, noting his passing marked… Read More »