Who benefits most from HITECH Act summary?

HITECH Act summary (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act) reinforces the HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) in protecting electronic patient health information. While patients are assured of the security of their personal health information, health care providers benefit by gaining financial aid as long as they abide by the legislation. When more and more health care providers adopt the electronic medical records due to the financial aid from HITECH act, the solution providers also benefit by making great sales of the software solution. In no way should the document scanners who also make great sales, be left out from this equation as they are the ones who make it possible for the paper records to be digitalised. The question is who amongst these three entities are the greatest benefactors of this legislation? I will leave it up to you to decide who the greatest benefactor is. 


What is HIPAA? Understand why HIPAA exists and what the agreement does when you sign it every time go to a physician.


A website dedicate to answering the question, what is HIPAA?

There is a website that is currently being built in order to answer the frequently asked question, what is HIPAA? You may be wondering, is there a need to build a whole website just to answer this question? And the answer is yes. This is a very sensitive legislation that was enacted in 1997 and covers a wide range of functionalities within the health care sector including, health insurance cover, medical savings accounts, national standards in regard to electronic health care systems and so forth. This is a wide topic that a website alone may not give the needed coverage it deserves. The team responsible for this website is a group of physicians, legislators and medical information technology experts. They have assured the concerned parties that this site will be up and running in less than a month’s time. The public may finally gain easy access to the vital information they have been seeking.