Your Privacy In The Digital Health Era: The Medical Futurist’s Guide

As solutions like remote care are becoming the norm, 3D-printing disrupts the normal supply chain and even the number of life science studies on tools like artificial intelligence (A.I.) skyrocket, it’s become clear that we are not anticipating the digital health era; we are in the digital health era due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

First and foremost, it’s an era defined by a cultural transformation that will upend the traditional structure of healthcare. Clinical-grade sensors are available outside of the ivory towers of medicine; patients demand such tools so that they can become more proactive in managing their health and with their use; healthcare professionals revitalise the core values of medicine: empathy, attention and time. Healthcare authorities and institutions can further serve as guides for patients.

However, along with the enhanced healthcare landscape that digital health brings along, there is the pressing issue of privacy. To put it bluntly, there

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Borrego Health Revitalizes Patient Experience in the COVID-19 Era with Yext Answers | News

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Yext, Inc. (NYSE: YEXT), the Search Experience Cloud company, today announced its expanded work with Borrego Health, one of the largest non-profit Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in the United States, to power the health system’s website with Yext Answers.

In the wake of COVID-19, Yext Answers, Yext’s revolutionary site search product, has enabled Borrego Health to better understand the complex questions its patients ask on its website and provide up-to-date, official answers about testing locations, availability of telehealth services, special hours of operation, and more. The revamped site search experience also includes a special Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plugin that surfaces the latest official information related to the pandemic.

“More than ever, healthcare organizations need to ensure they can provide quick and easy access to accurate information about COVID-19,” said Carrie Liken, Head of Industry for Healthcare

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Health Ingredients Market Services In The COVID-19 Era – Country Outlook and Service Provider Strategies During 2020

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Sep 28, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
The global Health Ingredients Market was valued at USD 67.21 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 120.48 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2017 to 2025.

Health ingredients include essential nutrients such as proteins, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and prebiotics among others. These essential nutrients help balance the nutrient level in the body. Growing awareness about the importance of a balanced diet is expected to be the major factor driving the market.

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Market Dynamics:
1. Market Drivers
1.1 Growing demand for health-specific products
1.2 Booming functional food & beverage industry
1.3 Increasing awareness regarding the health benefits of essential nutrients
2. Market Restraints
2.1

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Military suicides up as much as 20% in COVID era

WASHINGTON — Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as service members struggle under COVID-19, war-zone deployments, national disasters and civil unrest.

While the data is incomplete and causes of suicide are complex, Army and Air Force officials say they believe the pandemic is adding stress to an already strained force.

And senior Army leaders — who say they’ve seen about a 30% jump in active duty suicides so far this year — told The Associated Press that they are looking at shortening combat deployments. Such a move would be part of a broader effort to make the wellbeing of soldiers and their families the Army’s top priority, overtaking combat readiness and weapons modernization.

The Pentagon refused to provide 2020 data or discuss the issue, but Army officials said discussions in

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Military Suicides up as Much as 20% in COVID Era | Health News

By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as service members struggle under COVID-19, war-zone deployments, national disasters and civil unrest.

While the data is incomplete and causes of suicide are complex, Army and Air Force officials say they believe the pandemic is adding stress to an already strained force.

And senior Army leaders — who say they’ve seen about a 30% jump in active duty suicides so far this year — told The Associated Press that they are looking at shortening combat deployments. Such a move would be part of a broader effort to make the wellbeing of soldiers and their families the Army’s top priority, overtaking combat readiness and weapons modernization.

The Pentagon refused to provide 2020 data

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The Latest: UK royal: Youths need extra help in corona era

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The Latest: UK Royal: Youths Need Extra Help in Corona Era | World News

LONDON — Prince Charles has warned that up to 1 million young people may need “urgent help’’ to protect their futures from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, the Prince of Wales says there has “never been a time as uniquely challenging as the present” and that it is a particularly hard time to be young.

He says the crisis is reminiscent of the upheavals of the 1970s, when youth unemployment was one of the pressing issues facing British society.

He says, “the task ahead is unquestionably vast, but it is not insurmountable.”

Charles’ comments come as university students — many of whom have only just arrived on campuses after the summer break — are facing increased restrictions amid COVID-19 outbreaks in residence halls.

In Manchester, students are chafing at a lockdown they say was imposed without warning. One group taped “HMP MMU” to a

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Health Net and Canopy Health Launch CanopyCare, a Better Option for Affordable & Quality Healthcare for SF Bay Area in the Work From Home Era

EMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Health Net, in collaboration with Canopy Health, today announced the launch of a one-of-a-kind health care solution that combines the best of two of the Bay Area’s leading health care companies. Even more important, in an era where COVID-19 has led many large businesses to offer work from home arrangements, CanopyCare provides convenient access to the entire Canopy Health alliance of 5,000+ doctors, dozens of urgent care centers, five medical groups, plus numerous renowned medical centers in the greater Bay Area at an affordable price.

“This strategic collaboration means Bay Area businesses can now offer their employees an affordable health plan with access to high quality doctors, local community hospitals and a leading academic medical center wherever they work or live in the Bay Area. It’s one of the many ways we work to transform the health of our communities,” said Brian Ternan, President and CEO

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COVID’s Catastrophic Impact on Human Health Ignites Historic Era of Illness, Chronic Disease and Premature Death

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A groundbreaking white paper released today by Revel, a Minneapolis-based next gen technology company, maintains that the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt catastrophic effects on human health far beyond the disease itself and should be tracked independently. The author, Sara Ratner, Revel senior vice president of government programs and strategic initiatives, writes that “educational gaps, mental health issues, layoffs, loss of health care coverage and delayed health care utilization will have a sustained and perpetual impact on preventing and managing diseases ultimately contributing to an increase in chronic conditions, magnifying comorbidities, a spiked death rate and persistent healthcare cost increases and spending.”

Ratner leads an initiative within Revel Health that is tracking the full health impact and magnitude of the pandemic. The initiative is referred to as COVID-19 Determinants of Health (CDoH). “Revel recently launched our CDoH tracking effort because COVID-19 has

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FDA Announces Key FSMA Rule to Advance Traceability of Foods, A Major Milestone in the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, I am excited to announce an important, critical step forward in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s efforts to bring about farm-to-table traceability in our food supply.

The FDA has proposed a new rule that lays the foundation for the end-to-end food traceability across the food industry that we’ll be working toward over the next decade as part of the New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative. When we say traceability, what we are really talking about is the ability to track a food at every step of the supply chain. While limited to certain foods, this proposed rule would create a first-of-its-kind standardized approach to traceability recordkeeping, paving the way for industry to adopt and leverage more digital, tech-enabled traceability systems both in the near term and the future. 

We are also releasing a draft Food Traceability List that

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