Tag Archives: Zones

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones

LONDON (Reuters) – One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of these mental illnesses. FILE PHOTO: A woman sits on a bench overlooking Aleppo’s ancient citadel and the old city, Syria April 13, 2019.… Read More »

Time to End ‘Wild West’ of Health Data Usage in HIPAA-Free Zones

Congress’ sweeping opioids legislation—a bill that includes several important health IT provisions—has created much debate in recent days and weeks, as stakeholders sit on different sides of the table over a key patient privacy element. For background, two weeks ago, the U.S. Senate passed The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018, which has the core… Read More »