Proposed rules on electronic health information met with early industry approval

February 12, 2019


Monday’s release of proposed rules by the Department of Health and Human Services designed to improve healthcare IT interoperability have generated positive reactions from stakeholder groups.

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives issued a statement that it supports policies ensuring interoperable electronic health information, noting that both the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT issued proposed rules simultaneously on Monday that deliver on provisions contained in the 21st Century Cures Act.

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