Lori Basheda

Startup Seeks To Hold Doctors, Hospitals Accountable On Patient Record Requests

KFF Health News Original

Despite laws requiring that health care providers hand over copies of patient records in a timely fashion, many people have trouble getting theirs. Ciitizen, a Palo Alto, Calif., company that helps cancer patients with the task, recently published a scorecard that rates hospitals, doctors and clinics on their compliance with records requests.