TITLE

Access to medical records under proposal

AUTHOR(S)
Porter, Steve
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Northern Colorado Business Report;10/7/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p6A
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a proposal by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services which will allow patients to have unrestricted access to their laboratory test results. Richard Budensiek, president, Weld County Medical Society, commented that the proposal can be helpful as it will facilitate patients in getting better treatment but it may also be harmful as the patients may focus on insignificant things. It is added that electronic health record system is necessary for health care reforms.
ACCESSION #
69982216

 

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