Tag Archives: Data

VA unveils new app to connect veterans with care, help with data sharing

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs this week announced a new mobile application it says will help simplify and organize existing resources into one  location to help manage health care needs. WHY IT MATTERSThe Launchpad App for Veterans brings several VA applications aimed at veterans and their caregivers into one location, and will be updated… Read More »

CMS pilot taps FHIR to give clinicians access to claims data

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is launching a pilot program that leverages HL7’s Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources standard to enable clinicians to access claims data directly within their workflow. At Tuesday’s White House Blue Button Developers Conference, CMS announced the Data at the Point of Care pilot, part of the Trump administration’s 2018… Read More »

Complaints about AncestryDNA and 23andme sent to UK data watchdog

Consumer DNA testing kits are on the riseZUMA Press, Inc. / Alamy Stock Photo By Adam Vaughan Three of the biggest home DNA testing companies in the UK have all been the subject of complaints to the data watchdog, figures released under freedom of information rules show. Since January last year, the Information Commissioner’s Office… Read More »