Tag Archives: Data

CommonWell debuts option for expanded data connectivity

CommonWell Health Alliance is offering a new option for health IT vendors and provider organizations, enabling them to connect to its interoperability network. Through the new CommonWell Connector program, vendor and provider organizations already aligned with CommonWell now can offer CommonWell services to clients and to electronic health record systems and other IT platforms. “With… Read More »

Data show no evidence that teens' social media use predicts depression over time

Longitudinal data from adolescents and young adults show no evidence that social media use predicts later depressive symptoms, according to research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. However, the findings do show that relatively higher depressive symptoms predicted later social media use among adolescent girls. This research stands… Read More »

US criminal suspected of leaking data of 14,200 HIV positive people in Singapore

Confidential data of 14,200 people diagnosed with HIV, mostly foreigners, has been stolen and leaked online in Singapore, authorities said Monday, the second massive data breach in the city-state within months. An American convicted of numerous crimes is believed to have leaked the information after obtaining it from his partner, a Singaporean doctor with access… Read More »