Summary: H.R.5214 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (12/22/2014)

(Sec. 1) Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to consult with clinical experts and make recommendations for the use of clinical data registries to improve patient care.

Directs HHS to include in the recommendations: (1) standards to allow exchange of information between electronic health records and registries, (2) how registries can be used to evaluate models and methods of care, (3) how registries can be used to monitor the safety and efficacy of products approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), (4) how registry data can inform health care professionals on the prevention of disease and how educational resources derived from registry data can be disseminated, and (5) how registries can promote preventive health care.