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Partner Perspective Interview: The Rush is On to Achieve Compliance with Information Blocking Requirements

Deadlines have a way of sneaking up on everyone, and the healthcare industry is finding itself only weeks away from the Nov. 2 start date for when federal rules governing information blocking go into effect. With trying to manage patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic, any oversight might be understandable – but absent any last-minute… Read More »

Chrissy Teigen Goes Private on Twitter After Blocking a Million Users and Deleting 60,000 Tweets

Chrissy Teigen just admitted to deleting 60,000 tweets and blocking a million Twitter users. This comes after accusations she has some kind of connection to Ghislaine Maxwell. Admit it: We’ve all blocked someone from our feeds and/or deleted something from our social media pages that we didn’t want others to see. It’s called ~protecting your… Read More »

What the info blocking compliance timeline means for providers, vendors, HIEs

With their final rules on information blocking and API-enabled patient access, officials at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT said the agency was purposely taking a “phased-in, gradual approach” to data-sharing compliance. For the next six months, “no enforcement will be rendered on anything related to information blocking,” said Deputy National Coordinator… Read More »

How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »

Could HHS information blocking rule have unintended consequences on data sharing and security?

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has proposed new rules that will have a profound effect on how healthcare providers share patient data. The Office for the National Coordinator of Health IT and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are each reviewing industry comments on their proposed rules. HHS clearly intends to… Read More »