Tag Archives: Data

NLM taps EHRs, FHIR to improve sharing of medical research data

The National Library of Medicine is developing analysis tools to mine electronic health records to help discover adverse drug reactions, identify promising drug targets and detect transplant rejection earlier. Director Patricia Flatley Brennan told a House appropriations subcommittee late last month that NLM is working on tools to facilitate research use of HL7’s Fast Healthcare… Read More »

Medical News Today: Hospital data breaches could lead to identity theft, financial fraud

Hackers do not always target retail stores and banks; they also target hospitals. By doing so, they can obtain a significant amount of extremely sensitive information. New research examines the information that may leak during hospital data breaches. Recent research identifies what types of information hackers steal during a hospital data breach. Researchers from Michigan… Read More »

Report: U.S. infrastructure for sharing health and social data needed

The United States needs a strategic national vision, defined technology standards and significant resources to support the integration of healthcare and social care data in order to improve health outcomes and reduce disparities. That’s among the findings of a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on how to integrate patients’… Read More »