One-third top US hospitals’ websites sent patient data to Facebook: Report – ET HealthWorld

Washington: About 33 of the top 100 hospitals in the US are sending sensitive patient data to Facebook, now known as Meta, via a tracking tool installed on their websites, according to a media report. Whenever a person schedules a doctor’s appointment, the tracker called the Meta Pixel sends Facebook data — which includes details … Read more

“I was repeatedly ignored” – report finds maternity racism

“We did hear positive examples of maternity care, but there is racism and racial discrimination at a structural and individual level which is putting black, brown and mixed ethnicity women at harm. There are many complex reasons for poorer health outcomes for ethnic minorities, and racism and discrimination is definitely playing a role.” Source link

How can blockchain offer solutions to challenges in the healthcare industry: EU report – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi : The wide-ranging utilities and potential of the blockchain industry are now undisputed and are being explored and researched constantly to address the problems of various sectors. A report titled ‘Blockchain Applications in the Healthcare Sector’ published by EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum in April 2022 has taken a comprehensive account of the … Read more

Report: TSA Fined Travelers $640K for Face Mask Violations

Report: TSA Fined Travelers 0K for Face Mask Violations

Mar. 17, 2022 — The Transportation Security Administration has fined travelers $644,389 in 922 incidents involving face mask violations on airplanes, airports, and surface transportation, a report from the General Accounting Office says. Overall, the TSA investigated 3,815 incidents involving potential face mask violations from February 2, 2021, to March 7, 2022, the report said. … Read more

Report: CDC Not Publishing Large Amounts of COVID-19 Data

Feb. 22, 2022 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has only published a fraction of the data it collected about the COVID-19 pandemic, The New York Times reported, citing several people familiar with the data. The CDC published information about the effectiveness of boosters for people under 65 two weeks ago but didn’t … Read more