The free model Patient Request for Health Information Form is intended to help providers streamline patient health information request processes and ensure they are compliant with the Office for Civil Rights’ guidance on an individual’s right of access under HIPAA.
The CommonWell Health Alliance has announced that for the first time, patients whose providers are members of the Alliance will be given access to their health data as it is stored and transmitted by the CommonWell network.
New research shows that despite regulations that emphasize free access to personal health data, providers aren’t always listening.
Switch the lens and look at the patient in a new light. That was the key message delivered by Kim Murphy-Abdouch, RHIA, MPH, FACHE, clinical assistant professor at Texas State University, in her Monday presentation “Patient Access to Personal Health Information: Regulation vs. Reality.”