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Lab Data Exchange

CMS says electronic data exchanges are OK under 1988 clinical labs law
Medical testing labs are allowed to exchange electronic test data under the 1988 Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments, which established quality standards for testing labs, according to the CMS. The agency issued the guidance to clarify CLIA’s effect on the government’s efforts to implement health information exchanges and networks. Government Health IT (3/4)

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March 6, 2010 - Posted by | Electronic health records, health information technology, healthcare | , ,

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