Category Archives: EMR

Data Flow Challenges

The concept of health information exchanges (HIEs) is not new for healthcare. States, regions and other collections of healthcare entities have been attempting to scale up HIEs for years. Such efforts clearly predate the major drive into electronic health information … Continue reading

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Bringing Value Based Care Into Focus

The annual exodus of a large chunk of the healthcare industry to the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition will begin in just a couple of weeks. While many familiar topics will receive a lot of attention, in my third year … Continue reading

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How Much Should Record Access Cost?: Debating HIPAA Access Rule for Entities

How much should access to a medical record cost? It is a thorny and complicated question since access comes in many forms. For instance, is an individual requesting a copy of their record for personal use, or to send to … Continue reading

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