Consumer Access to EHRs Could Help Improve Security Efforts

With healthcare data breaches on the rise, researchers posit that identity theft could be more quickly discovered and acted upon if more consumers carefully reviewed their electronic health records.

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Video: Protecting Adolescent Confidentiality in EHRs

The Director of HIM at Chicago’s Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital discusses how children’s hospitals handle pediatric and adolescent EHRs.

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Senate Hearing Debates Meaningful Use, Lack of EHR Interoperability
Mar17

Senate Hearing Debates Meaningful Use, Lack of EHR Interoperability

A panel of health IT stakeholders testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning about the progress and challenges that remain in electronic health record interoperability.

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EHRs Pose Adolescent Confidentiality Risks

A new paper highlights researchers’ concerns that EHRs pose a threat to the confidentiality of healthcare records for adolescents.

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Government Pushes ONC to Block EHRs that Fall Short

Congress has instructed the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to wield its electronic health record certification powers to block the use of EHRs that impede information sharing.

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