Tag Archives: Barriers

Survey: Privacy and security are barriers to Interoperability

A recent survey finds that privacy and security concerns continue to hamper the increasing interoperability of healthcare systems. The research, based on a survey from the Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP), found that survey respondents overwhelming indicate that improving the electronic movement of health information will improve patient care, notes Lee Barrett, CEO at the… Read More »

Military women may face barriers to contraception

(Reuters Health) – Female soldiers on active duty may struggle to get contraception, a small U.S. study suggests. Although unintended pregnancies are more common in the military than among U.S. women in general, military treatment facilities and Tricare, the military health insurance program for active duty service members, only offer abortions in cases of rape,… Read More »