April 2, 2021


The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) extended the compliance deadline for information blocking, a component of the 21st Century Cures Act, to April 5, 2021. Colin Banas, chief medical officer of DrFirst, discusses the significance of health information interoperability, the implications of patients taking a more central role in their health care records, and opportunities for community pharmacies to engage their customers.

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