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Donald Trump’s Bizarre Appearance On 'Dr. Oz'

The Huffington Post | John Rieger | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics


Hillary Clinton Releases Additional Medical Information

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.14.2016 | Politics

Hillary Clinton’s campaign released additional medical information Wednesday, including more details on the Democratic presidential nominees latest ...

InVESTing in Our Future: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

For close to a year, refugees from the Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East have been fleeing by the masses to pursue hope and better l...

All These Public Figures Fainted (Not Named Hillary Clinton)

The Huffington Post | John Rieger | Posted 09.14.2016 | Politics


Famous Men Were Fainting Long Before Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | John Rieger | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics

The right-wing hysteria over Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s health jumped into overdrive this week after a video surfaced Sunday ...

Campaign Manager Says Donald Trump Has 'A Right To Privacy' Concerning His Health

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump’s campaign manager on Tuesday downplayed questions about the GOP nominee’s full medical record by citing his right to privacy. “He ...

Should You Disclose Your Child's Medical Record To Their School?

Pacer | Posted 08.26.2016 | Parents

“Should You Disclose Your Child’s Medical Record to Their School?” originally appeared on and was reprinted with permission. How muc...

Bernie Sanders To Release Medical Records After Pressure From Clinton Ally

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.17.2016 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he will make his medical health records available to the public, as is tradition for those seeking the presidency. ...

Physician Heal Thyself: Are Your Medical Records Safe?

Adam Levin | Posted 10.19.2016 | Technology
Adam Levin

We live in a time when databases have started to include a terrifying amount of extremely intimate information about illnesses, diagnoses, treatments and health issues that nobody should have to fear might become reading material for criminals or their customers.

New Study Suggests Patients Should Have Access To Their Own Medical Records

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Letting patients see their medical records while they're in the hospital might ease worry and con...

Gerry Smith

Internet Outage Left Doctors Without Records For Hours | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.19.2014 | Technology

For several hours last week, doctors at PIM Associates, a primary care practice in Philadelphia, couldn’t see patients' lab results or what medicati...

New Technology Helps Vets Navigate the Medical Quagmire

Gary M. Kaye | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Gary M. Kaye

Both Congress and the administration are moving to relieve the backlog of veterans waiting for access to medical care by authorizing them to get priva...

Today's Social Fabric of Health Means the End of HIPAA

Josh Stevens | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Josh Stevens

Regardless of what cause came first -- be it the rising of a sharing culture or the innovation in the technology -- there is a monumental shift taking place in wellness and healthcare approaches. What was once meant to protect has become not only obsolete, but is now the unintentional roadblock to a healthier life for all. Set the data free.

Happy Birthday T4C!

Maria Grazia Pozzi | Posted 11.16.2013 | Home
Maria Grazia Pozzi

There is a world within our world that moves without fussing and shouting. It labors within our daily lives with a steady pace that is unlikely to slow down. This world is a reality for Translators4Children.

Hospitals Speed Transition To Electronic Medical Records

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living

* Number of hospitals going digital triples since 2010 * U.S. funding for health IT driving the switch July 8 (Reuters) ...

Rachel Tepper

McDonald's Employee Says Manager Shared Personal Medical Information | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business

An employee working at a San Antonio McDonald's says she was outraged to find her personal medical information posted to a bulletin board in the stor...

Keeping You Safe: Using Big Data to Secure Big Data

Brendan Hannigan | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology
Brendan Hannigan

The ability to access this data from anywhere in the world and finding meaningful ways to combine it with other sources of data is at the core of the vision for a smarter, more connected and intelligent planet. Yet, the flipside is that these new sources of data and information are perfect targets for fraud and crime.

Why Your Medical Records Are No Longer Safe

Michael Gregg | Posted 03.19.2013 | Technology
Michael Gregg

How many times have your medical records been illegally accessed? It's a scary thought, but one that many of us will have to get used to unless big changes are made in the healthcare industry.

Benefits of Online Medical Records Outweigh the Risks

Larry Magid | Posted 12.09.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

Just as it's now easy to visit an ATM from just about any bank in almost any country and access funds stored at your local bank, it ought to be possible for any medical provider -- with your permission -- to access your medical records from anywhere.

For Ransom: Your Medical Records

Adam Levin | Posted 08.21.2012 | Technology
Adam Levin

Would you post your medical records to your Facebook profile? Share a CAT scan via Instagram? Discuss your prescription history with your network on LinkedIn? Not likely.

The Patient's Role in a 'Patient-Centric' Health Care System

Alan Blaustein | Posted 10.16.2012 | Impact
Alan Blaustein

No health care system today or tomorrow is going to work without the patient taking his or her place as an active team member in the health care process.

What's Missing From the 'Patient-Centric' Conversation? (Hint: It's the Patient)

Alan Blaustein | Posted 10.13.2012 | Impact
Alan Blaustein

The vision is right -- don't get me wrong. And I think we have the chance to get there. But there are far bigger things than simply technology and regulation that have to evolve.

Electronic Medical Records: Their Time Has Not Yet Come

Dr. Dennis Gottfried | Posted 10.08.2012 | Technology
Dr. Dennis Gottfried

If these assumptions about electronic medical records were true, medical quality could be improved while costs would decrease. Unfortunately, a simple review of the reality of EMRs shows a much less optimistic view.

How The 'Telephone Game' Approach To Medical Care Harms Patients

Marc E. Agronin | Posted 07.30.2012 | Fifty
Marc E. Agronin

Helen's shortness of breath forced a trip to the emergency room. Over a seven-day course of treatment Helen was handed from one doctor to the next, accumulating a patchwork team of six doctors who worked sequentially rather than together.

Taking Stock and Saving Lives: How an m-Health Initiative Is Revolutionizing Health Care in Uganda

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 07.08.2012 | Impact
Stephanie Rudat

Until recently, most health clinics in Uganda, and indeed across the continent of Africa, transmitted all of their data manually. The journey of a paper record from doctor's pad to the Ministry of Health in Kampala was treacherous at best.