TITLE

EHR vendors are holding patient data 'hostage,' tech expert says

AUTHOR(S)
Zimlich, Rachael
PUB. DATE
April 2015
SOURCE
Urology Times;4/15/2015, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's perspectives on the lapses to the implementation of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECT) Act to health care services in the U.S. The author cites the lack on the creation of requirements to use for electronic health records (EHR) which intends to protect the patients health records. The author mentions the need for federal legislators to improve the interoperability of the EHR to hospitals and medical care facilities.
ACCESSION #
103131461

 

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