Patients rated female doctors more on their interpersonal skills and not much on their technical competence, a study found.
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The biggest security risk is that legacy systems have no vendor support, putting them at heightened risk for cyberattacks.
Hackers target vulnerabilities using legitimate software packages, a cybersecurity specialist says.
The pandemic has accelerated the number of clinicians retiring from practice.
Many organizations adopt overly conservative policies that restrict otherwise completely legal uses of health care data.
Physicians have been under greater stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they can take steps to lower the risk of burnout.
Core provisions of the HIPAA legislation have largely remained unchanged since their inception despite rapid evolution of technology to keep protected health information from hackers.
Older adults with an eGFR of 30 to 59 and less than 30 mL/min/1.73 m2 had a 1.7- and 2.6-fold fold higher risk of dementia, respectively, compared with those who had normal kidney function (eGFR 90-104 mL/min/1.73 m2).
Computer access to digital health information varies by race and ethnicity, a study found.
The Office for Civil Rights in the US Department of Health and Human Services announced proposed changes to strengthen patients’ rights to access their own health information, improve care coordination, and reduce regulatory burdens.