H.R.5537: To require the Comptroller General to conduct a study of the interoperability of computer systems used by hospitals to store and access electronic health records, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Sept. 18, 2014
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 19, 2014

Bill Summary

Requires the Comptroller General (GAO) to study and report on the interoperability of computer systems used by hospitals to store and access electronic health records. Requires the study to explore the ability of hospital computer systems to allow more than one hospital to access and update the electronic health records of the same patient, including: (1) the identity of hospitals that use computer systems with this ability, (2) reasons...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.5537.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 19, 2014
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Sept. 18, 2014
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Sept. 18, 2014

Introduced in the House by David McKinley (R-W.Va.)

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