Tag Archives: Data

Barriers to patients accessing their health data are falling

While the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT continues to remind providers of patients’ rights to electronically view, download and transmit their health information via application programming interfaces, many hospitals are already complying. Since 2014, eligible hospitals have been required to provide patients with the capability to get their information, and in 2017 nearly… Read More »

Interoperability: 3 charts take the pulse of health data sharing today

Interoperability is at an intriguing intersection right now. In one corner are the people suggesting that despite some $ 35 billion and 10 years of work since the HITECH Act under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act kicked off the widespread digitization of healthcare very little actual progress has been achieved in terms of making… Read More »