How to get the most out of health information and privacy in Ireland

Health information and personal data can be an important part of your health care experience.You may be surprised by what data and information you can access, and you may find it difficult to control and manage your own data and data use.In this article, we’ll discuss the different types of data that can be collected, …

How to know if you’re at risk for cava-poo

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there is a real risk for the spread of cava, the bacteria that causes cavas.But, as the CDC notes in a press release, people with high-risk behaviors, like smoking and alcohol use, can also get cavas in the future.The CDC says you should also be aware of …

When is your health information private?

In an effort to ensure everyone is receiving accurate and timely health information from their doctor, the American Medical Association (AMA) is calling for more transparency about who is collecting health information.In its latest proposal, the AMA says it is concerned about a lack of transparency and a “culture of secrecy” surrounding the sharing of …

How to protect your health information from identity theft and identity fraud

Health care professionals, especially physicians, are increasingly using mobile devices to collect personal information on patients and their caregivers.Now, the devices are also being used to provide healthcare providers with medical records.As part of a joint research study by University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine and the University of Alberta, the team collected data on …