Posted 04/13/2015 at 10:40 AM
Posted 2 years ago
The sharing of electronic medical data us becoming a complex issue, as many vendors of electronic health records have costly and difficult methods in place.
That, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), as reported here.
They have released a report that details the issues involved and the challenges posed to providers.
The ONC wrote in a blog post “Health information blocking occurs when persons or entities knowingly and unreasonably interfere with the exchange or use of electronic health information…some individual participants in the health care and health IT industries have strong incentives to exercise control over electronic health information in ways that unreasonably interfere with its exchange and use, including for patient care.”