HIPPA in the Wake of COVID-19

May 4, 2020

Primary care physician Dr. Ratul Chatterjee tells MedCity News it would be easier to handle EHR data without HIPAA restrictions as the health industry continues to combat COVID-19.

“HIPAA is a big part of EHRs,” he said. “They are very interconnected and EHRs without HIPAA would be way simpler. Whatever you could do in a straightforward manner, HIPAA makes it much more tortuous. So it has made workflow more complicated. Whatever you could do in one click, because of HIPAA it takes 10 clicks.”

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