Topic: Information Blocking
HHS Secretary Alex Azar on Monday blasted vocal opponents to a proposed regulation that would make it easier for patients to access their health data.
Big tech giants, health plans, and health IT vendors support releasing federal interoperability rules "without further delay.'
Epic emailed hospital chief executives on Wednesday urging them to speak out against proposed regulation that aims to spur data sharing.
It is time for healthcare organizations to adopt available technology to make data sharing with patients seamless, timely and in a relevant format.
Korunda Medical must pay $85,000 to the Department of Health and Human Services for taking too long to fulfill a patient's medical records request.
The Trump administration released its regulatory agenda that includes estimates on when major rules on drug prices and interoperability will be out
Federal lawmakers are putting pressure on HHS to make big changes to forthcoming rules on data sharing and information blocking.
Several health IT-related bills could be in the pipeline in 2020, including cybersecurity and telehealth legislation.
Major federal rules aimed at stopping information blocking and spurring data sharing have inched one step closer to being finalized.
The Office for Civil Rights is ramping up its focus on the Right of Access Initiative, which ensures patients timely access to their medical records.