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Daily Dashboard | EHR CEO urges hospitals to oppose HHS data-sharing bill Related reading: ‘Crunch time’ on EU GDPR enforcement



Electronic health record company Epic Systems is urging leaders of the country’s largest hospitals to oppose rules proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that would make it easier to share patient information, CNBC reports. In an email to CEOs and presidents of hospital systems, Epic CEO Judy Faulkner asked recipients to sign a letter voicing opposition and stated concern that patients will "lose control of their confidential health information." Meanwhile, according to an America’s Health Insurance Plans poll, 62% of adults said stronger privacy protections of their personal health information is more important than ease of access.
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