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Why a health system that works for everyone needs a privacy rule

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is moving to require all employers to provide employees with personal health information to better understand their health, according to a draft regulation released Wednesday.The rule would require companies to disclose employees’ medical and health history and conduct “informed delivery” mailings to employees and their family members.It

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Why healthcare.gov’s enrollment has been a disaster

The federal government’s online enrollment portal is a huge, confusing mess that doesn’t have a clear understanding of who is signing up for coverage, according to an analysis released Monday by the nonprofit health research group Avalere Health.The website has failed to capture people who have completed enrollment and who are eligible to enroll, leaving

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Why did the Internet of Things (IoT) take off?

The Internet of things is a new technology that’s changing how we interact with the world.With IoT, companies are able to build and manage a network of devices that communicate via sensors and devices.With sensors, devices can measure and control things like lighting and temperature.With devices, companies can monitor, store and share data with each