Engage at HLTH: At the heart of patient-centered care is trust and knowledge

Panelists at HLTH’s patient engagement track, hosted by MedCity News, zeroed in on three strategies for achieving patient centricity: building trust, engaging health navigators and providing easy-to-understand health information.

Digital health in Europe: Before and after COVID

An interesting report from the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies examined the “Use of digital health tools in Europe: before, during and after COVID-19“. Digital health is important not only because the technologies facilitate communication and disease monitoring, but also the technologies facilitate the creation of data that can be used to better …

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Information of nearly half a million Aetna members exposed in email hack

An email hacking incident exposed the information of close to 500,000 Aetna health plan members, the payer reported to HHS last week. The incident occurred when an unauthorized person gained access to an email account of Aetna’s vision benefit services provider.