From the ONC site HealthIT.gov

At ONC, we hear all of the time that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) makes it difficult, if not impossible, to move electronic health data when and where it is needed for patient care and health. This is a misconception, but unfortunately one that is widespread. This blog series and accompanying fact …

HIPAA — healthcare's favorite excuse to do nothing regarding patient data, including exchange medical records. Be sure to read this great article and also download, print, and share the fact sheets included with your colleagues. Great info from the ONC!

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