Medical Data Pros Say They're 'Troubled' By Trump Admin's Change In Reporting COVID-19 Cases

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Published on August 16, 2020 - Duration: 00:34s

Medical Data Pros Say They're 'Troubled' By Trump Admin's Change In Reporting COVID-19 Cases

Health records professionals are up in arms over a recent change by the Trump Administration in how to report COVID-19 data.

CNN reports public health advisers to the US government said in a letter that they are 'extremely concerned' and 'troubled' by the change in procedure.

The letter described hospitals as 'scrambling' to determine how to meet new daily COVID-19 reporting requirements to the DHHS.

The authors added retiring the older system jeopardized data integrity.

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