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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Record Locator Service (RLS)

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  • An electronic index of patient identifying information that directs providers in a health information exchange to the location of patient health records held by providers and group purchasers.
    • Providers may construct an RLS without patient consent
    • Providers must obtain patient consent to access a patient's health record

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