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The Healthcare Leadership Council and Bipartisan Policy Center are releasing a new report that recommends public and private sector actions that will advance health IT interoperability, giving providers easier access to patients’ clinical data and empowering individuals.
By Don Rucker MD – I am pleased to announce the release of ONC’s proposed rule to implement provisions in Title IV of the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act). We also released a series of educational resources that focus on areas of the rule—including…
By Keith Boone – Can you remember the days when having a phone meant you could only talk to people who used the same phone service as you? Probably not. By the time I was even born, this was already long on its way out.
By Debi Primeau – According to HHS health literacy is “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.”
By Lucia Savage & Peyton Isaac – Data shows that individuals expect to be able to access their health information, making it readily accessible and securely shared among their health care providers to support effective clinical decision-making.
By Robert Rowley MD – The recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Time for a Patient-Driven Health Information Economy?” presents a good overview of the need for, and hurdles in achieving, a unified patient-centered data platform that can be accessed from everyone taking care of the patient.
Health Information Exchange (HIE) is happening every minute of every day. Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of…