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Annette Kiser

Tackling the Information Blocking Rule! Enhancing Patient & Provider Access to EHI

Consider this – On April 6, you get a medical records request from a patient who asks for their records to be sent so they can access them on their smartphone. What is your first thought?

  • HIPAA allows me 30 days to fulfill this request, so I will get to it when I can.”
  • “I guess I could send the records to the patient’s email if they want to access them from their phone.”
  •  “I think our EHR has a patient portal function, but I’m not sure we ever turned that on.”

Keeping an Eye on Organizational Risks

Compliance – that’s a word that causes many people in all types of industry to flinch. But in...