Tag Archives: Data

Beyond the exam room: How data privacy builds patient trust

The provider-patient trust relationship is the cornerstone of any healthcare practice. But it doesn’t stop there. Patients entrust their lives and their intensely personal information not only to their physician, but also to an entire healthcare ecosystem: insurance providers, healthcare organizations, hospitals, specialists, labs and other third parties largely undetected to the patient but integral… Read More »

Standardizing data in EHRs could improve patient matching, study says

The standardization of demographic data like home addresses or last names could boost patient matching accuracy, according to a new report. WHY IT MATTERS The study, recently published the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, was led by researchers at Indiana University and supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The report also noted that… Read More »