Cures Act Resources


Increased Patient Access to Health Records – the Cures Act

The 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act), signed into law in 2016, was designed to help bring health care innovations to patients to provide more patient control in a value-based health system.  Recognizing that patient access and ease of transfer of health records are key, the law includes two provisions that directly affect health care offices:  1) providers are prohibited from “information blocking” (practices that restrict transfer of information); and 2) electronic health record systems must allow for interoperability (easy interface) among different health systems.  After


Information Blocking and the Patient’s Records

“Chiropractors will have a once in a lifetime opportunity that brings them into a greater role in a patient’s healthcare lifecycle. Technology will connect patient records from all licensed providers and organizations and will analyze, organize, and be distributed across the entire healthcare platform. It is the first step into connecting patients to your service, skillset and providing an all-encompassing value-based care for your patients.” – Brad Cost, CEO, Infinedi and other healthcare data analytic companies