Connecting health apps to health care can enable better care for patients with chronic diseases, and it has the potential to lower skyrocketing US health spending.
You might need permission to record a doctor’s appointment and extra permission to share it. That depends on where you live.
The EPA has just adopted a rule that limits what kinds of science regulators can use in setting rules. A scholar explains how this shift could impede his work mapping child lead poisoning.
A project involving tens of millions of patient records poses ethical issues, even though patients could ultimately gain. Here’s why privacy concerns are a hurdle.
Unless you take action to remove yourself before October 15, the federal government will make a digital copy of your medical record, store it centrally, and give numerous people access to it.
My Health Record is a step towards empowering patients with greater knowledge about their health – and could help save lives in emergencies.
Many Americans unable to afford health expenses are raising funds through medical crowdfunding. What are the risks?