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The Mystery Of The Hospital Industry’s Silence Over EHR Rule Proposal

March 10, 2020

Via: Forbes

“To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.”

“The dog did nothing in the night-time.”

“That was the curious incident,” remarked Sherlock Holmes.

The nation’s largest hospital systems have remained curiously quiet concerning a recent proposal from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to “support seamless and secure access, exchange, and use of electronic health information.”

The rules in question stem from the 21st Century Cures Act, designed to make it easier for patients to access their electronic health record (EHR) data and for hospitals to share that information securely with other inpatient facilities and medical offices.

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