Reducing the Copy Fee for Electronic Records

In Illinois healthcare organizations and trial lawyers are disagreeing over how much facilities may charge when fulfilling requests for health records that are stored electronically. Also at issue is whether facilities must provide their digital records in a digital format. A state law lowering the copy fees for electronic documents went into effect January 1, 2008. The law, the result of negotiations that tempered reductions in...

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Web-only Extras on ECRM

A practice brief in the October issue offers a great introduction to enterprise content and record management and its application in healthcare organizations. The online version offers five web-only extras that help organizations begin planning. As the authors write, the rise of electronic information and the demands upon it are escalating the need for an overarching strategy for aggressively managing records and content...

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