Monday, September 15, 2014

#NHITWeek Expanding Patient Rights to Access their Health Information

Jocelyn Samuels – Director – Office for Civil Rights (OCR), HHS

Access and Empowerment is extraordinarily important

HIPAA established patients have rights to access their health information. This was a critical doctrine.

Patients have an express rights to their Electronic records.
Patients will have a right to get their lab results directly from the laboratory. The deadline for compliance is October 6th.

Providers will have access to OCR information via smartphone and tablet via the

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Mark Scrimshire
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