Tag Archives: Patients

High-Intensity Workout Linked to Better Heart Function in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Workout (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington DC, May 26: While high-intensity exercise has a number of benefits for people trying to lose weight faster or for those who have less time for exercising daily, a new study has found that high-intensity workout sessions can also help to restore heart function in people with type 2 diabetes.… Read More »

Data breach at physician staffing firm EmCare hits 31K patients

Dive Brief: Physician staffing company EmCare has acknowledged that hackers gained access to data on about 31,000 patients, as well as about 30,000 of its employees and contractors. The company began sending notifications to those affected on Friday. Plantation, Florida-based EmCare found out about the issue after discovering that an “unauthorized third party obtained access” to… Read More »

Barriers to patients accessing their health data are falling

While the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT continues to remind providers of patients’ rights to electronically view, download and transmit their health information via application programming interfaces, many hospitals are already complying. Since 2014, eligible hospitals have been required to provide patients with the capability to get their information, and in 2017 nearly… Read More »