Tag Archives: Data

Medical News Today: Cosmetic surgery is on the rise, new data reveal

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons have published new statistics that reveal recent trends in body-shaping procedures. A new report shows which cosmetic procedures were most popular in 2018. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), almost 18 million people underwent surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in the United States in 2018.… Read More »

How providers can best accommodate patient-reported data

The healthcare industry is moving toward consumer-centered, patient-driven care. The consumer and patient perspective is becoming central to how healthcare is delivered, reimbursed and evaluated by regulators and other stakeholders. Previously, individual patients reported on their health to their individual clinicians, with little opportunity for the quantitative and qualitative data to be aggregated and mobilized… Read More »

Concern for security of data in the cloud worries IT execs

Even as healthcare organizations contemplate moving more computing functions to the cloud, IT execs question the security of their data. A survey from the Cloud Security Alliance, which works to ensure a secure cloud computing environment, found 69 percent of respondent organizations are migrating data for enterprise resource planning applications to the cloud, with nearly… Read More »