Government health care institutions and agencies can safeguard their confidential information and lower their risk of data breaches by following best practices around people, encryption and security policies.
The Department of Health and Human Services will distribute $485 million in grants to all 50 states to support evidence-based prevention, treatment and recovery services.
Government agencies and public health organizations are working to develop new tools to share pertinent health care data among providers and, in some cases, to predict the path of a user about to return to a life of opioid abuse.
The Indian Health Service wants a standardized, scalable solution to increase efficiency.
Dogs in high-pressure jobs with Customs and Border Patrol agents may be wearing special technology that tracks their vital signs and physiological data.
New tools are making it easier for agencies to comply with content accessibility requirements.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have successfully used facial recognition software to diagnose a rare, genetic disease in Africans, Asians and Latin Americans.
With 21 standardized application programming interfaces, researchers could exchange health information among several different systems.
A scalable, secure data exchange ecosystem can support high-quality research while safeguarding against breaches of sensitive patient data.
In addition to preventing patients from “doctor shopping” for pills, the online prescription drug tracking systems have been used to detect doctors who overprescribe the dangerous medications.
eConsult has reduced wait times and eliminated the need for some patients to see specialists at all.
Aviation intelligence data on flight schedules and passengers will help public health analysts understand how global diseases are spread through air travel.