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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 »

Portions of Measles Outbreaks Are Due to Vaccine Reactions and Not Wild Measles Virus

When you hear about reported cases of measles, did you know that a portion of those affected may be experiencing a reaction to the live virus measles vaccine? In a Journal of Clinical Microbiology paper,1 researchers describe new technology developed to “rapidly distinguish between measles cases and vaccine reactions to avoid unnecessary outbreak response measures… Read More »