Pam Dixon

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Name: Pam Dixon
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Federal medical-privacy law frustrates ID theft victims

Clinton Mikel: "Even if you can amend your record... you can't push it out to everyone. And frankly, you likely don't know who [to] push it out to." Photo by Peter Baker.Linda Weaver had two good feet when she opened her mailbox one day in 2005. So she ... [Published ABA Journal - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Asset-Backed Bonds Said to Face Tougher SEC Disclosure Rules

Sellers of bonds backed by mortgages and auto loans would have to give investors details including the borrowers’ income and credit scores under rules the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is poised to consider this week, according to two people ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Wear This Device So the Boss Knows Youre Losing Weight

(Bloomberg) -- To fight rising medical costs, oil company BP Plc last year offered Cory Slagle -- a 260-pound former football lineman -- an unusual way to trim $1,200 from his annualOne option was to wear a fitness-tracking bracelet from Fitbit Inc. to ... [Published Insurance Networking - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Wear This Device So the Boss Knows You’re Losing Weight

To fight rising medical costs, oilcompany BP Plc (BP) last year offered Cory Slagle -- a 260-poundformer football lineman -- an unusual way to trim $1,200 fromhis annual insurance bill.One option was to wear a fitness-tracking bracelet fromFitBit Inc. ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hackers hit Tennessee-based health system's computer network, others vulnerable

An outside group of hackers targeted Community Health Systems Inc. ’s computer network and stole 4.5 million individuals’ nonmedical patient data, the company disclosed Monday in a regulatory filing.The Franklin, Tenn.-based chain, which says it has 206 ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Health care companies turn to 'big data'

"[We're trying to] understand the health care needs within our community and within our health care and hospital community and improve outcomes," says Dr. Michael Dulin, chief clinical officer for analytics and outcomes research at Carolinas HealthCare. ... [Published Nasdaq - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

New Blue Cross, Blue Shield HIE prompts privacy questions

Author Name | Date August 7, 2014 | Tagged Blue Cross Blue Shield, HIE and Patient Consent, HIE Security, Patient PrivacyBlue Shield of California and Anthem Blue Cross joining forces this week was big news in healthcare, as a total of 9 million customers ... [Published Health IT Security - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Résumé Keywords Are the Keys to Be Found

Most of the résumés employers receive, either as hard copies or that are uploaded electronically, reside in databases. If those databases were in graphic form, each résumé would resemble a lonely tombstone in a cemetery. In the majority of cases, submitting ... [Published Business 2 Community - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

California’s imminent electronic medical records raise hope, privacy concerns

John Moore/Clinic office assistant Joan Vest searches for a patient's missing medical file at the Spanish Peaks Family Clinic on August 5, 2009 in Walsenburg, Colorado.This system, called Cal Index, will electronically document the complete medical histories ... [Published SCPR - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 3 reports

Anthem, Blue Cross Announce Development of Health Data Exchange

Two of California's largest health insurers -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California -- are partnering to create one of the largest health information exchanges in the U.S., the Wall Street Journal reports.Blue Shield CEO Paul Markovich said ... [Published California Healthline - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Résumé Keywords Are the Keys to Be Found

Most of the résumés employers receive, either as hard copies or that are uploaded electronically, reside in databases. If those databases were in graphic form, each résumé would resemble a lonely tombstone in a cemetery. In the majority of cases, ... [Published Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Fantastic Fridays come to a close

Pam Dixon, CAA Travel WinnipegThe final round of weekly winners plus five grand prize winners have been announced in Sunquest's 'Fantastic Fridays' agent incentive.The week four winners are:- Helene Robichaud from Marlin Travel in Miramichi, NB, won a ... [Published TRAVEL Hot News - Jul 28 2014]

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...you still have no right to correct information," says Pam Dixon, executive director of the World Privacy Forum, a San Diego research group. "under hipaa, you have the right to make an amendment, and a physician does not have to accept that amendment."
"If it's not using health care data, it's not covered by HIPAA. It can be sold," says Dixon. "that's our guess. that's our legal guess." There's no telling then what other companies may do with that information, she says. "Nothing's off the table yet."

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Federal medical-privacy law frustrates ID theft... [Published ABA Journal - Aug 26 2014]
Asset-Backed Bonds Said to Face Tougher SEC Dis... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 25 2014]
Wear This Device So the Boss Knows Youre Losing... [Published Insurance Networking - Aug 22 2014]
Wear This Device So the Boss Knows You’re Losin... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 21 2014]
Hackers hit Tennessee-based health system's com... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Aug 18 2014]
Health care companies turn to 'big data' [Published Nasdaq - Aug 14 2014]
New Blue Cross, Blue Shield HIE prompts privacy... [Published Health IT Security - Aug 07 2014]
Résumé Keywords Are the Keys to Be Found [Published Business 2 Community - Aug 06 2014]
California’s imminent electronic medical record... [Published SCPR - Aug 05 2014]
Anthem, Blue Cross Announce Development of Heal... [Published California Healthline - Aug 05 2014]
Online medical records may soon become a realit... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 05 2014]
Insurance giants creating massive database of p... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 05 2014]
Résumé Keywords Are the Keys to Be Found [Published Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel - Jul 30 2014]
Fantastic Fridays come to a close [Published TRAVEL Hot News - Jul 28 2014]
Data Policy Implicates Unethical Facebook Emoti... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
Data Brokers Collect And Sell Billions Of Data ... [Published Think Progress - May 28 2014]
Facebook bows to privacy pressure [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 22 2014]
Predictive Models And Secret Scores: How Comput... [Published The Consumerist - Mar 20 2014]
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Résumé Keywords Are the Keys to Be Found [Published Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel - Jul 30 2014]
Most of the résumés employers receive, either as hard copies or that are uploaded electronically, reside in databases. If those databases were in graphic form, each résumé would resemble a lonely tombstone in a cemetery. In the majority of cases, ...
Data Policy Implicates Unethical Facebook Emoti... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
There is a new development in the debate over the legality and ethics of Facebook’s ( NASDAQ:FB ) News Feed experiment, which Wall St. Cheat Sheet reported on earlier this week. Compounding the (very certain) unethical nature of Facebook’s experiment, ...
Data Brokers Collect And Sell Billions Of Data ... [Published Think Progress - May 28 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Big Data companies, known as data brokers, have been compiling intricate personal profiles on nearly every American shopper, according to an in-depth report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Data brokers collect and ...
Predictive Models And Secret Scores: How Comput... [Published The Consumerist - Mar 20 2014]
( Mike Saechang ) Savvy consumers all know that their lifetime debt history ends up in their credit score, and that lenders use that score to try to predict if someone is a good bet for a big loan like a mortgage. But even the most-connected consumer ...
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