The HIT Policy Committee on July 6 approved two recommendations from its Privacy and Security Tiger Team on new electronic health records capabilities to document amendments and corrections to patients' legal medical records. The recommendations are:

1. Certified EHR Technology should have the capability in Meaningful Use Stage 2 to support amendments to health information, and in particular to support a provider's compliance with HIPAA obligations to respond to patient requests for amendments. Specifically, the systems should make it technically possible for providers to:

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access