How to read Ballad Health System’s health information, and what you should know about it

Health care systems around the world are struggling to get the most out of the data they receive from their patient-facing systems.The system has long relied on outdated and inaccurate data and algorithms to deliver personalized care, and in some cases, even medical treatments, as patients seek treatment and other information.This week, a new data […]

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How to get your health records back

A report has revealed that the National Health Service in Ireland (NHS) has a record of thousands of medical records being misused in order to promote and sell products.A new report from independent watchdog, the Office of the Independent Director of Public Prosecutions (OIDP), which examined the misuse of medical data by the NHS in […]

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How to get the most out of your health care visit

Women’s health centers across the country are being flooded with calls from patients looking for the latest information on the state of their health.Texas health officials have been inundated with calls for the availability of the state’s latest cancer screening results.The state’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) said Wednesday that it received 1,813,000 […]

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When you’re in the hospital: The mental health cost of staying awake

The mental and physical health costs of staying in hospital have soared in the past few years, as new research shows.In the UK, an increasing number of people are going to hospital after having a mental health episode and spending an average of £200 on treatment.But in Ireland, people are being charged a much higher […]

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How to read a flu alert

I’ve seen the news coverage of the pandemic in the last couple of weeks, but I’d never heard anyone mention how to read an influenza alert.The flu is a big deal.People are very stressed out about it.It’s been linked to respiratory illnesses, heart attacks and strokes.So it’s important to understand what’s happening.There are two ways […]

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How to know if your health information has been compromised

Health symbols (hms) are a way to indicate whether a particular data source or application is trusted, which means that it has been tested, has been verified, or is otherwise considered trustworthy.While hms can be used to indicate that certain data is trustworthy, they can also be used for other reasons.Health symbols are useful because […]

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