Prevent Information Blocking and Ensure Cures Act Compliance

By |2023-10-06T10:08:32-04:00September 20th, 2023|Information Governance and Management, Trending|

The Cures Act took effect in April 2021. However, many organizations have yet to fully understand and comply with the law’s provisions. The information blocking rule in this legislation has far-reaching implications regarding healthcare data sharing. By taking proactive steps, including information governance, organizations can simplify regulatory compliance. The Cures Act affects virtually every organization with access to electronic health information (EHI). A key purpose of the act involves facilitating the access and exchange of EHI among authorized parties. These parties include entities such as healthcare providers, patients, and health IT developers. Many of these entities already fall under HIPAA