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HITECH Act Proposed Rule Calling for On Demand All Records of Everyone

posted Jun 28, 2011, 8:04 AM by Matt Granger has a great write up on a new proposed ruling for the HITECH Act:

"Imagine a world where every time someone accessed a patients record from the billing clerk to physicians, nurses and pharmacists, that accessing that record was recorded.  Imagine a patient requesting the home addresses of everyone outside of the hospital who accessed the record.  And imagine the administrative burden that collecting all this information would put on the healthcare system.  That day may soon be coming."

Here is a link to the full article.  It's an eye opener.  Take a few minutes and see the direction that HITECH is attempting to go.