Fed backs down on HIE 'Rules of the Road'

From GovInfoSecurity.com

Supporters of a recent decision by federal regulators to back away from issuing voluntary "rules of the road" for secure health information exchange say the move makes sense, given that HIEs are still in the early stages of development (see: ONC Backs Off HIE 'Rules of Road'). But some others argue that establishing HIE benchmarks, especially for privacy and security, is advisable now to help build public trust.

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