Laws and standards that governs Electronic Health Record
The Right of Access and Health Information Technology of the HIPAA Privacy Rule states that any individual has the authority to assess and get a copy of his or her health documentation or protected health record, both paper-based or on an electronic environment. Based on this rule, an individual can request for a copy of their health data and receive the information on an acceptable span of time. Upon request, the hospitals or any clinical organization must advise the requesting individual of the status of the application within 30 day time frame. Continue reading...