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Keys and obstacles to e-health in low income countries

In an essay in the February 2010 issue of Health Affairs, a special issue of the journal devoted to global e-health, William Tierney, M.D., of Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute, and colleagues, ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Health
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Embarrassing illnesses no bar to information sharing

People with potentially 'stigmatizing' medical conditions are just as likely as those with less stigmatizing illnesses to allow their personal information to be used for health research. A new study, published in the open ...

dateJul 24, 2009 in Health
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Improving care for older adults

The Indiana Network for Patient Care (INPC), one of the highest volume health information exchanges in the United States, is expanding to include post-acute care facilities, bringing the benefits of secure health information ...

dateJun 10, 2010 in Health
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Novel K-anonimity algorithm safeguards access to data

As electronic health records become more widely deployed, increasing amounts of health information are being collected. This data has many beneficial applications, such as research, public health, and health system planning. ...

dateNov 20, 2009 in Other
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