Published in Healthcare Business Today, January 28, 2022
Information is a central part of the healthcare industry.
When access to information is restricted, it can become an obstacle for hospitals and treatment teams to do their jobs. Ultimately, this can lead to poor clinical communication and collaboration – reducing the quality of patient care and driving costs upward.
Healthcare providers can improve patient care with access to data. That’s why many are asking the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for clarity on new federal information-blocking regulations set in motion in October.
In this article, Dr. Andrew A. Brooks, Chief Medical Officer at TigerConnect, explains what providers and patients need to know about these new regulations.