News tagged with personal data

'Obamacare' contractors project confidence

Big contractors working to launch new insurance markets just three weeks from now are telling Congress things look good for the Oct. 1 debut of President Barack Obama's health care law.

Sep 10, 2013
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Final HIPAA omnibus rule goes into effect March 26

(HealthDay)—The final omnibus rule, which makes changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, goes into effect March 26, and physicians must be in compliance by Sept. ...

Feb 09, 2013
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GET-UP! Video game will fight obesity

(Medical Xpress)—Reversing the image of the sedentary game player, a new video game under development by University of California, Davis, researchers will encourage children to strengthen their action-hero characters by ...

Nov 21, 2012
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Europe tackles ethics of biobanks

Collections of human biological samples used in medical research should be governed by clear rules that safeguard ethics while advancing knowledge, scientists said Wednesday at a Council of Europe symposium.

Jun 20, 2012
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Report: Electronic health records still need work

(AP) -- America may be a technology-driven nation, but the health care system's conversion from paper to computerized records needs lots of work to get the bugs out, according to experts who spent months studying the issue.

Jan 27, 2012
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The importance of the team composition in ICUs

A higher proportion of female nurses among intensive care teams may decrease individuals' risk of professional burnout, according to Swiss researchers who studied the factors related to burnout in the high-stress setting ...

Aug 23, 2011
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