CMIO Says Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Machine Learning are Becoming IT Requirements
Brand New Day, a Medicare-approved health plan, is notifying 14,005 patients of a potential breach of electronic protected health information after an unauthorized access through a third-party vendor system.
On Dec. 28, Brand New Day discovered that an unauthorized user had accessed the ePHI provided to one of its HIPAA business associates on Dec. 22. The access occurred through a vendor system used by a contracted provider, officials said.
Patient expectations about the power of digital health records are well ahead of the ability of healthcare providers to keep up, according to a new survey.
The report, by Transcend Insights, Humana’s population health management company, found that a vast majority of patients (97 percent) believe it is important for any health institution, regardless of type or location, to have access to their full medical history in order to deliver high-quality care.