NFL team to use ‘self-monitoring’ for health information

NFL teams are about to start using self-monitorers in their health and safety systems to track health and performance.The league announced Monday that it will start using the devices and will start paying for the devices by next season.NFL teams will use the devices to keep track of the physical and mental health of their …

How to get health data from the US, UK and Canada

The data that health authorities need from the United States, UK, Canada and Australia for tracking the health and wellbeing of their citizens could be made freely available to the rest of the world, according to a report by a group of leading international health organisations.The report, released on Tuesday, says the International Health Information …

How to make sure your digital health information is up to date

Health information systems (HIS) can be a lifesaver if they work.But it can also be a source of misinformation and confusion.This article walks through some common pitfalls when it comes to HIPAA.The Basics of HIPAA Health Information Systems are managed and shared by the United States government, which oversees the HIPAA online privacy law.These systems …