Bonus Features – January 22, 2023 – 69% of digital health companies report data set gaps, 66% of patients don ’ t know where their healthcare data goes, and more
This article will be a weekly roundup of interesting stories, product announcements, new hires, partnerships, research studies, awards, sales, and more. Because there’s so much happening out there in healthcare IT we aren’t able to cover in our full articles, we still want to make sure you’re informed of all the latest news, announcements, and stories happening to help you better do your job. News and Studies Amid the push for interoperability, data gaps persist, according to the inaugural State of Interoperability report from Health Gorilla, a health information network. The survey of provider, EHR, lab, and digital...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - January 22, 2023 Category: Information Technology Authors: Brian Eastwood Tags: C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Security and Privacy Advata AllianceChicago Availity AVIA AVIA Marketplace Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Pasc Source Type: blogs

An Idea Whose Time Has Come: ‘Islamic Declaration Against Religious Police’
Mustafa AkyolOn January 4, theMuslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), a non ‐​profit organization founded by a group of American Muslims in 1988, released an important document: “Islamic Declaration Against Religious Police. ”It began by explaining why such a declaration is necessary:The distressing events transpiring in the Islamic Republic of Iran impress upon us the need to issue a clear and declarative statement against the institution of religious or morality police in particular, and the ideology of compulsion in general. We do so not from a political or partisan perspective but from a&...
Source: Cato-at-liberty - January 6, 2023 Category: American Health Authors: Mustafa Akyol Source Type: blogs

A Critical Appraisal of the Legal Framework on Human Organ Donation and Transplantation in Nigeria
Ekhorutomwen Gabriel Ekhator (University of Benin), A Critical Appraisal of the Legal Framework on Human Organ Donation and Transplantation in Nigeria, 2 Lawrit J. L. 1 (2022): The advancement in medical sciences in recent times has brought succor to those... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - January 1, 2023 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Nigeria Restricts Cash to Push Central Bank Digital Currency
Nicholas AnthonyFaced with dismal adoption rates of its central bank digital currency (CBDC), the Central Bank of Nigeria hasrestricted cash withdrawals to push citizens into using its CBDC. Unfortunately, restrictions on (and the eventual elimination of) cash are just one of the risks that Norbert Michel and I  warned about ina  paper we published in November.Nigeria launched its CBDC (the eNaira) in the fall of 2021, but few Nigerians have been eager to use it. Current estimates suggestless than 0.5 percent of Nigerians are using the CBDC. To put that number into perspective,more than 50 percent of Nigerians use crypto...
Source: Cato-at-liberty - December 19, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Nicholas Anthony Source Type: blogs

What Biden Has Gotten Right on Immigration
David J. BierPresident Biden ’s handling of immigration is the subject of intense scrutiny and criticism from all sides. Much of this criticism is right, but the president has also implemented many positive policies. While it often acted too slowly and has much more to do, the new administration has already reversed the most important restrictionist policies imposed by the Trump administration.Major Big Picture ActionsEnding the “security” travel bansOn January 20, 2021, President Bidenfully rescinded President Trump ’s ban on immigration and certain travel for nationals of Iran, North Korea, Somalia, Libya, Syria,...
Source: Cato-at-liberty - November 29, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: David J. Bier Source Type: blogs

The Right to Health: A Case for Its Full Realization and Enforcement under the Nigerian Legal Framework
Queen Ukpo (Independent), The Right to Health: A Case for Its Full Realization and Enforcement under the Nigerian Legal Framework, SSRN (2022): Arguments have been proffered to the effect that the right to health is not legally protected under the... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - August 26, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

The Macro View – Health, Economics, and Politics and the Big Picture. What I Am Watching Here And Abroad.
July 28, 2022 Edition-----Sadly the war drags on, Biden seems to be pretty impotent on most policy fronts and the US seems to be heading into a recession. Not good,In the UK the choosing the next PM is off and running as the country and Europe are cooling down after a heatwave (for them) of biblical proportions!In OZ Parliament is meeting which is when the rubber will really hit the road as a new virus wave runs out of control still! We need to do more to control it as we realise just how bad long COVID is!-----Major Issues.-----https://www.afr.com/policy/economy/how-a-nobel-laureate-got-australian-economists-offside-...
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - July 28, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

Why Nigeria Needs a Legislation for Her Senior Citizens.
Isaac Ephraim (affiliation not provided to SSRN), Why Nigeria Needs a Legislation for Her Senior Citizens, SSRN (2021): According to a research paper, by 2050 there will be more older people worldwide aged 60 years and above higher than children... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - July 14, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Impact Of Digital Rights And Digital Rights Violations On Persons With Disabilities
Bizibrains Okpeh (Nigerian Bar Association), Impact Of Digital Rights And Digital Rights Violations On Persons With Disabilities, SSRN (2021): There is no gainsaying that digitalisation has become one of the hallmarks of the 21st Century. Human interactions, commercial and social... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - June 26, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Overview of Nigeria ’s Plant Variety Protection Act 2021 and the Impact of Section 43(2) on Plant Breeders
Ifeanyi E. Okonkwo (University of Cape Town), Blessing Udo (affiliation not provided to SSRN), Kayode Ikumelo (University of Ibadan), Overview of Nigeria ’s Plant Variety Protection Act 2021 and the Impact of Section 43(2) on Plant Breeders, SSRN (2021): In May... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - June 25, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

What you need to know about monkeypox
Recently, several European countries have reported outbreaks of monkeypox following the first case (index case) reported in the United Kingdom on May 7, 2022, linked to a traveler from Nigeria. Monkeypox belongs to a family of other pox-like viruses and is a rare viral disease characterized by flu-like symptoms and a blistering rash that typicallyRead more …What you need to know about monkeypox originally appeared inKevinMD.com. (Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog)
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - June 4, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: < span itemprop="author" > < a href="https://www.kevinmd.com/post-author/tejas-sekhar-and-divya-srinivasan" rel="tag" data-wpel-link="internal" > Divya Srinivasan and Tejas Sekhar < /a > < /span > Tags: Conditions Infectious Disease Source Type: blogs

What's new in midwifery - global health - 11th May 2022
Vitamin D3 supplementation during pregnancy and lactation for women living with HIV in Tanzania, a randomised controlled trial.  Item from Nigeria Health Watch abouthow midwifery training in Ethiopia improved the quality of maternal care.  Thanks to the HIFA Forum for that one.  (Source: Browsing)
Source: Browsing - May 11, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Tags: midwifery Source Type: blogs

Medical Practitioners' Duty of Confidentiality in Nigeria: The Legal Perspective
Miracle Okeke (Nnamdi Azikiwe University), AwkaMedical Practitioners' Duty of Confidentiality in Nigeria: The Legal Perspective, SSRN (2021): The duty of confidentiality is the axiomatic pivot upon which the medical profession rotates. The rationale is to ensure that patients and health... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 9, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Impact Of Digital Rights And Digital Rights Violations On Persons With Disabilities
Bizibrains Okpeh (Nigerian Bar Association), Impact Of Digital Rights And Digital Rights Violations On Persons With Disabilities, SSRN (2021): There is no gainsaying that digitalisation has become one of the hallmarks of the 21st Century. Human interactions, commercial and social... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - March 29, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Facial Recognition Debate Lessons from Ukraine
Matthew Feeney and Rachel ChiuAccording toReuters, Ukrainian officials are using the facial recognition search engine Clearview AI to “uncover Russian assailants, combat misinformation and identify the dead.” In the United States, Clearview AI has made headlines in reporting on law enforcement, with civil liberties experts raising well‐​founded concerns about the proliferation of facial recognition technology (FRT) in poli ce departments. These concerns have prompted calls for the outrightban of facial recognition. Yet the Reuters article serves as a reminder that FRT has many applications beyond policing, and...
Source: Cato-at-liberty - March 17, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Matthew Feeney, Rachel Chiu Source Type: blogs