WI: Healthcare execs, state employees testify on behalf of patient data exchange bill

If you believe patient health information should be electronically exchanged between different health systems and facilities, Wednesday was a pretty good day in the state Capitol.

The Senate Committee on Health, Human Services, Insurance and Job Creation heard testimony on a bill to remove barriers to electronic patient data exchange in Wisconsin. The testimony favored the bill, and came from state employees and healthcare professionals during a public hearing in which there were no fireworks on a measure that generated some concern at a recent Assembly Committee on Public Health.

The measure is Assembly Bill 793 and its Senate companion, SB 487.

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