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Health Data Outside HIPAA: The Wild West of Unprotected Personal Data

Deven McGraw Vince Kuraitis By VINCE KURAITIS and DEVEN McGRAW This post is part of the series “The Health Data Goldilocks Dilemma: Privacy? Sharing? Both?” “…the average patient will, in his or her lifetime, generate about 2,750 times more data related to social and environmental influences than to clinical factors” –McKinsey analysis The McKinsey “2,750 times” statistic… Read More »

'I want to be fit in my 70s. Do you want that too?' – Personal trainer tells everything she's learned about second-life fitness

Davina McCall has reached new fitness heights – swimming the channel in her 40s and qualifying as a personal trainer at 50. Davina McCall swam the channel in her 40s and became a qualified personal trainer at 50 ‘I want to be fit in my 70s. Do you want that too?’ – Personal trainer tells… Read More »

Personal finance strategies to combat physician burnout

Career burnout is becoming increasingly common and is a hot topic lately, particularly for physicians and other health care workers. The causes are many. Increased demands. Decreased reimbursement and recognition. Longer hours and lower benefits. The feeling that you’re just another wheel in the cog. In medicine, it’s the ever-thickening red tape. Clumsy electronic health… Read More »