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Is your Fitbit actually boosting your health? A new study offers hope.

July 3, 2019


Study participants who were randomly assigned to receive a pedometer and behavioral support were, several years later, more active and at lower risk for heart attack, stroke, and bone fractures, according to a study published last week.

The health care companies among the 'Best Places to Work in IT'

July 2, 2019


Computerworld's 26th annual list of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" included various health care companies.

Google is partnering with hospitals to build better diagnostic algorithms. But is it violating patient privacy?

July 1, 2019


A law firm on Wednesday filed a lawsuit on behalf of a patient that accuses the University of Chicago Medical Center, the University of Chicago, and Google of sharing identifiable patient data, including check-in dates and medical diagnoses, without permission—an allegation the university denies.

Medtronic insulin pumps could be hacked, FDA warns

July 1, 2019


FDA and Medtronic on Thursday announced a recall of Medtronic's MiniMed insulin pumps, citing the potential for hackers to manipulate the pumps.

Senate HELP committee advances 'surprise' bill legislative package

June 27, 2019


The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Wednesday voted 20-3 to approve a bill intended address so-called "surprise" medical bills, reduce U.S. health care costs, and more, but senators have suggested the bill could undergo more changes before a floor debate next month.

Quest, LabCorp face class-action lawsuits following data breach

June 24, 2019


A number of class action lawsuits have been filed in both federal and state courts against Quest Diagnostics and Laboratory Corp. of America, claiming the companies failed to protect patients' sensitive data and notify patients in a timely manner of a data breach that affected almost 20 million people.

California is using apps to monitor mental health patients. (And it's off to a rocky start).

June 21, 2019


California recently launched a multi-million dollar effort to test whether mobile apps can make mental health treatment accessible, and perhaps one day prevent a crisis before it occurs—but early testing suggests that privacy concerns, as well as issues that stymie conventional mental health treatments, present obstacles to success.

Alexander, Murray just released updated legislation to address 'surprise' medical bills. Here's what made the cut.

June 20, 2019


Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) on Wednesday formally introduced a wide-ranging bill to address so-called "surprise" medical bills that would establish a benchmark provider payment rate for out-of-network services, instead of the arbitration process favored by hospital industry groups.

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