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THCB Reader

August 15 · Issue #18 · View online
Everything you always wanted to know about the health care system. But were afraid to ask.

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On today’s edition of the THCB Reader: Brian Klepper comments on how value & incentivized care could change and impact the industry as a whole; Hilary Hatch explains how & why the patient empowerment movement is finally taking off in health care; and Vince Kuraitis & Deven McGraw add another piece to their series, discussing unprotected patient’s data and the various limitations of HIPPA. On Episode 92 of Health in 2 Point 00: Takeover Edition, Jess speaks to Louise Schaper, CEO of the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA), about how Australia is focusing on the human aspect of health care and improving outcomes for all people. On the WTF Health Show, Jess also speaks to Anil Sethi, CEO of Ciitzen, about how his company is changing the way patient health records work- Matthew Holt

Aug 14, Brian Klepper 
How will the drive to health care value affect health care’s structure? We tend to assume that the health care structure we’re become accustomed to is the one we’ll always have. But if we pull levers that incentivize the right care at the right time, it’s likely that many of the problems we think we’re stuck with, like overtreatment and a lack of accountability, will disappear.

Aug 13, Hilary Hatch
The movement to include the patient voice and social context in medicine is here. Listening to the patient’s voice and story, understanding the patient’s needs and priorities, and capturing that information in data reportable to the provider in the workflow is becoming increasingly common. So why is this movement taking off now? 

Aug 12, Vince Kuraitis and Deven McGraw 
According to a McKinsey analysis, the average patient will generate about 2,750 times more data related to social and environmental influences than to clinical factors in his or her lifetime. That’s a pretty good proxy for the amount of your personal health data that is NOT protected from sharing and use, under HIPAA or otherwise. What are the limitations of HIPAA, and can the pending “Protecting Personal Health Data Act” offer better protections? 
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Health in 2 Point 00 Episode 92, Takeover Edition | Louise Schaper, HIC 2019 Australia
Health in 2 Point 00 Episode 92, Takeover Edition | Louise Schaper, HIC 2019 Australia
Selling Your EMR Startup to Apple…Then Leaving Apple to Start-up Again | Anil Sethi, Ciitizen
Selling Your EMR Startup to Apple...Then Leaving Apple to Start-up Again | Anil Sethi, Ciitizen
In this new series, Vince Kuraitis and Deven McGraw write about health data privacy & policy, and the legislation that impacts it
In this new series, Vince Kuraitis and Deven McGraw write about health data privacy & policy, and the legislation that impacts it
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