There are millions of mobile health apps on the market, but how many protect your privacy? Here are five apps that promote wellness and protect your data!
Telehealth communication has become the norm for receiving adequate health care since the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic. While social distancing is a primary concern, virtual communications are leading to a rise in complications regarding doctor-patient confidentiality: What is at risk when in-person treatment is transferred to on-screen treatment and is anything being put into place to protect your valuable health data? Here’s what you need to know about the doctor-patient confidentiality risks telehealth poses to your private health data.
Here at Vilua, we believe you shouldn’t need an advanced law degree to know what’s being done with your health data. HIPAA regulations can be confusing, but it’s crucial that you understand how your information is being protected. Keep reading for everything you need to know about the laws that ensure the privacy of your health data.
Our bodies are complex machines with many intricate and interconnected parts. Factors like our lifestyle choices, genetics, environment, race, and emotional stressors all contribute to our current and future health states, and our well-being – both physical and mental – is vital for a healthy, fulfilling life. Learn what the Vilua health app is all about and how the Health Index can help you maintain your health today while planning for a healthier tomorrow.
Biostatistics and health informatics are two fields that are vital to the modern health care system. Both, however, use personal health information to either directly or indirectly improve patient care and treatment. Understanding the ways in which these two fields use health data will give you more confidence in knowing how and where your information is being used. Here’s everything you need to know about biostatistics and health informatics.
Knowledge is power, and when it comes to your health, you literally hold the power in your hands. Personal devices, together with mobile health apps, provide insights into your health to help you make better, healthier choices and alert you to when something may be wrong. They enable you to partner with your medical practitioner by providing information that you can use to take action yourself rather than being dependent on a doctor’s visit to give you direction. Learn more about how mobile health apps and health technology can help you take control of your health and wellness during uncertain times and beyond.
As of 2020, nearly two-thirds of the world’s population is online. In other words, more than 4.5 billion people are searching, connecting, and sharing every single day. With so much data flying around the internet, questions about data security are bound to come up. The answers to these questions become […]
Your body is an amazing machine that is constantly producing information. If interpreted properly, your health data can tell you exactly what your body needs to be in a state of wellness. The problem, though, is that your health information is stored in many places – and whether or not […]
We were once creatures who chased after our food until our prey collapsed from exhaustion. These days, we mighty humans can’t be bothered to take the stairs. Since we’ve traded our spears for computers, it is easy to see how our overall health and well-being might suffer.
Blue light has recently come under heavy scrutiny, particularly now as so many Americans are working from home and conducting countless Zoom meetings each week. There’s a lot of talk about blue light “poisoning” and its impact on health and wellness. But what’s the truth about the effects blue light has on us?