ONC Aims To Ease Patient Consent ProblemSeptember 20, 2011
Patient consent is one of the thornier issues in healthcare today. The benefits of patients allowing providers to share their data and those providers, in turn, playing nicely with competitors, stand to improve care both for individuals and global populations in myriad ways.
But fear persists – be it of EHR vendors reselling patient data, providers losing records en masse or organized crime stealing them.
Indeed, patients need to feel their data is secure. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) is getting closer to launching a pilot to address that critical piece of the puzzle.
Click here to read the entire article written by Tom Sullivan, Editor of Government Health IT: ONC Aims To Ease Patient Consent Problem
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