Here's The Latest in Health Care:
• How well do you know this week's health care news? Take the weekly health quiz to find out! Read More
• While data sharing and interoperability are making headway, providers are still facing a learning curve in using this outside, less-structured contextual data, such as notes and lab reports. The information that's being shared isn't always usable from one organization to the next. Read More
• Since last March, Apple rolled out a feature in its Health app that allows users to store their medical records. But can Apple live up to its privacy values? Medical records stored in the app could list information that most users would not want their employers, advertisers, or insurance companies to see. Read More
• A bill introduced last week would require health care and social services employers to implement workplace violence prevention plans that would be enforceable by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Hospitals would be required to meet design standards to improve safety for their health care workers. Read More
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