Apple has warned developers that they must not provide advertisers with personal data that they collect from applications built using the company's health software. The policy—consistent with the standards of companies such as FitBit—establishes a higher standard of privacy for health monitoring devices.
Roughly 300,000 people who purchased health plans through the federal exchange face a Sept. 5 deadline to provide proof of their citizenship or immigration status or risk losing coverage at the end of the month. But immigrant advocacy groups are warning that many of them have been stymied from providing the appropriate documentation by technical problems and language barriers.
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Cyberinsurance can be instrumental in weathering a security breach of a provider's electronic health record system, but purchasers should review policies carefully since they vary widely, according to attorney Scott Godes, with Barnes & Thornburg in the District of Columbia.
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Researchers at Northwestern University say they have discovered a common cause behind the mysterious and deadly affliction of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , or Lou Gehrig's disease, that could open the door to an effective treatment.
Berg, a Boston-area startup, builds off that concept of studying healthy tissues to understand the body's molecular and cellular natural defenses - and what leads to a disease's pathogenesis. It's using concepts of artificial intelligence and big data to scope out potential drug compounds - ones that could have more broad-ranging benefits, pivoting away from today's trend toward targeted therapies.
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Clinical event notification (CEN) services are "a logical next step" to unlocking the potential of health information exchanges to improve care coordination, according to a study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.