Hacker Noon August 23, 2021
Particle Health

With the CURES Act Anti-Information Blocking Rule finally in place, Americans theoretically have instant access to their medical records. And, while the technology to fully leverage this is still being developed – we are poised to see plenty more tech companies enter this space and deliver new solutions to patients.

Advances in digital health service delivery had been hamstrung by the inability to gain real-time access to patient’s electronic health records (EHRs). This was partly due to the practice among record holders of putting up barriers, known as information-blocking. And also partly due to the technical challenges of retrieving this data, which was further stymied by information-blocking. In effect, this has meant that digital health companies have had one hand...

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