A Proactive Opportunity

Clean, Brian
January 2010
Health Management Technology;Jan2010, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p22
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) on the healthcare industry. Among the areas affected by HITECH are requirements for on-demand patient audit requests, notification of compromised patients and the generation of reports regarding medical incidents. Healthcare organizations are enjoined to consider HITECH as an opportunity to improve and modernize the storage and provision of electronic health records.


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