The ONC report is an admission, once and for all, that the major problems of interoperability and blocking are much more attributable to business practices than to lack of technology and standards. The report is bringing sorely needed attention to the long standing problem of information blocking by EHR vendors and their customers.
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More engaged consumers and patients are those who are more knowledgeable. Given the increasing role of digital processes in healthcare, that means a new component of patient education is needed for health literacy.
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