If not for the pandemic, the ban on information blocking would be the biggest story in health care, a transparency advocate says.
The answer: a combination of work culture and well-intended policy gone awry.
A new study has found many electronic records to be incomplete.
Doctors and hospitals told to trim the red tape around getting access to records.
The federal government wants every doctor to have electronic records by 2015. But the high cost prevents some rural physicians from moving away from paper records.