Jul 10th, 2019
A whistleblower lawsuit alleges the University of Chicago Medicine shared hundreds of thousands of medical records with Google that retained identifiable information. Chicago-based law firm Edelson PC filed on behalf of a former patient and claiming this is a direct violation of HIPAA given the data-mining tech giant has access to a plethora of public and nonpublic information that ...
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Jan 14th, 2019
A lot of things are happening on the technology front in healthcare. These changes will impact medical coding and billing, compliance, and practice management. Health Technology – Amazon It starts with Amazon’s announcement that they are going to join with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to form their own independent healthcare company for their own ...
Do you want to make your presentations and materials pop with great visuals? Learn to use search engines to your benefit! Everyone likes to include meaningful graphics and great visuals in their slide presentations, newsletters, brochures, etc. But, we don’t always have the ability or time to create them on our own.  Did you know ...
Jul 29th, 2011
Despite its mission to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful,” Google hasn’t had very much success in the health care arena. The Internet giant announced June 24 that it is retiring Google Health—its online version of a personal health record (PHR) platform, where consumers could organize their medical records. Google ...
Nov 16th, 2009
Google has launched a live online map service that will help your patients find flu shots, both seasonal and H1N1. The Internet company built the flu shot finder in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS). The service allows users to search within a specified area and locate providers — mostly chain pharmacies — ...