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How Telehealth Poses Doctor Patient Confidentiality Risks

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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.

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The Vilua Health App: What Is the Health Index?

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.

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Know Your Personal Health Information: Biostatistics & Health Informatics

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.

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Mobile Health Apps & Your Devices: A Power Couple in Uncertain Times

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.

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Health Data Security: Big Changes in Recent History

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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 […]

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The Effects of Blue Light on Your Brain

The Effects of Blue Light on Your Brain

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?

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