Tag Archives: data

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Turning the tide: Britain ‘on the cusp’ of hitting herd immunity with 87 per cent now having antibodies against Covid plus third wave cases are falling in EVERY age group in England and infections drop for seventh day in a row to 27,734 EXCLUSIVE: Department of Health data shows Covid cases are now falling in… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »

Case of Brazilian coronavirus variant detected in Utah for first time, CDC data shows

A case of a concerning coronavirus variant that was first identified in Brazil has been detected in Utah for the first time, according to data from the Centers for Diease Control and Prevention (CDC).  An update made to the CDC’s “US COVID-19 Cases Caused by Variants” page on Sunday shows that a single case of… Read More »