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Are Vital Home Health Workers Now A Safety Threat?

KFF Health News Original

Hundreds of thousands of health care workers go into homes to provide important services for seniors and disabled people. But with the rising concerns about the danger of the coronavirus pandemic, especially for older people, these health workers could be endangering their patients and themselves.

Timeline: History Of Blocking Regulation Of Electronic Health Records

KFF Health News Original

Over the past decade, government efforts to create a national system to track and analyze deaths, injuries and other adverse incidents linked to electronic health records repeatedly have failed amid opposition from the technology industry and its supporters in Congress.