Margeaux Akazawa: HHS guide helps people access their medical records
April 30, 2018 8:47 am
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The recent Facebook scandal showed the need for large organizations to protect the data they have about individuals. But sometimes citizens have trouble accessing their own data, especially their own electronic medical records.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, part of the Department of Health and Human Services, launched a program to correct that situation. Margeaux Akazawa, public health analyst at the ONC, discussed it on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
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