Tag Archives: Access

Better access to PrEP in the UK, especially through NHS services

A community survey of people interested in PrEP in the UK, run in October and November 2020, shows an increase in access to PrEP compared to previous surveys, alongside numerous other changes that may reflect the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Respondents reported more event-based dosing, fewer sexual partners and less sexual satisfaction. PrEPster, iwantPrEPnow,… Read More »

Operators using 3.3 to 3.8GHz for enterprise access must act now to maintain services, as regulators prepare for arrival of 5G

FR1 bands being withdrawn to get ready for next generation mobile networks Cambridge, December 16, 2020 – Telcos and Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) operating enterprise services on frequencies being taken back for 5G, need to urgently devise a new strategy to keep their networks up and running, says Cambridge Broadband Networks Group (CBNG). With… Read More »

Healthcare Costs, Access to Data, and Partnering With Providers: Patients’ Top User Experience Factors

As patients returned to in-person, brick-and-mortar health care settings after the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic, they re-enter the health care system with heightened consumer expectations, according to the Beryl Institute – Ipsos Px Pulse report, Consumer Perspectives on Patient Experience in the U.S. Ipsos conducted the survey research among 1,028 U.S. adults between 23… Read More »

Patient use of digital tools, 3rd-party apps to access health records rises in 2019

Dive Brief: More U.S. patients are using online portals to access their medical information, according to an analysis the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT presented at its annual conference Monday. Nearly 60% of patients report their provider or insurer offered them online access to their medical record in 2019, and nearly 40%… Read More »

Why information blocking, set as an access or privacy issue, is a false juxtaposition

As the healthcare industry awaits a final rule on information blocking and enabling easier access to data by individuals, divisions are becoming more apparent between patients and individuals on the one hand and some portions of the healthcare industry on the other hand. The divide is posited as one of access or maintaining privacy, but… Read More »