HealthLeaders: ‘Just The Beginning’: HIMSS Attendees React to Interoperability Proposal

“Those attending the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference this week have had plenty to say about the Trump administration’s proposed rule to promote interoperability of electronic health information.”

“The administration announced the proposal Monday to require health plans to begin giving patients immediate access to their medical records free of charge no later than next year. Officials touted the plan as empowering patients to make informed care decisions as consumers.”

“But most of the people I’ve spoken with at HIMSS have said the proposal is merely the starting line…”

“Nick Hatt, a senior developer from Minneapolis-based Redox, offered three big takeaways from his reading of the two-part Health and Human Services proposal…” Read the full article here.

Source: ‘Just The Beginning’: HIMSS Attendees React to Interoperability Proposal – By Mandy Roth, February 12, 2019. HealthLeaders.

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