More time being spent on operational details rather than security protocols
May 25, 2012
When CMS (the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) released its proposed meaningful use (MU) Stage 2 requirements last February, it threw hospitals two curve balls. It called for them to provide more than 50 percent of patients the ability to view, download, and transmit their health information within 36 hours of discharge from the inpatient or emergency departments. It also mandated that more than 10 percent of patients must actually view, download, and transmit information.
In a guest blog at Healthcare Informatics, WPC’s Eric Mueller discusses the correct approach for building an effective and secure patient portal.
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