Patient access to data will get much easier under two rules issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that expand access under the 21st Century Cures Act. Highlights include allowing patients in certain federal programs to access their health information on their smartphones and the ability to request that medical records follow a patient from one payer to the next.
The issue has taken on new importance as transitions of care and care coordination become more common. To read the full article, authored by eFax Corporate’s Brenda Hopkins, visit MedCityNews: