10 things to know about data sharing, HIPAA during the coronavirus
Becker's Hospital Review
The COVID-19 pandemic has required healthcare organizations as well as federal agencies to take data gathering and reporting to a new level for coordinated care. The response promotes interoperability and the federal government has relaxed information sharing and HIPAA regulations to ensure efficient and effective care. Tech giants including Google, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft have also engaged in several new data-related initiatives around resource management and public health, giving the nation insights into what can be done with the large amounts of aggregated data these companies have.
Here are 10 updates on HIPAA and data sharing during the pandemic ...