Tag Archives: data

Wildfires: Data access in times of disaster

To help those responding to disasters like the wildfires ravaging California every year, authorities have created the Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies (PULSE). PULSE is a web application connecting HIE organisations and other data sources in order to be used during disaster scenarios and enable volunteers to help those being evacuated. It was originally… Read More »

Louisiana Blues name MedAux as winner of SDOH data challenge

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, Ochsner Health System and the New Orleans Business Alliance have chosen MedAux as the winner of the 2019 New Orleans Health Innovators Challenge. The award gives MedAux—a company that helps hospitals securely capture and centralize social determinant data—access to the state’s largest health systems and their resources, along with… Read More »

Data show no evidence that teens' social media use predicts depression over time

Longitudinal data from adolescents and young adults show no evidence that social media use predicts later depressive symptoms, according to research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. However, the findings do show that relatively higher depressive symptoms predicted later social media use among adolescent girls. This research stands… Read More »