Governor Kevin Stitt rejects online medical records rules

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt addresses the media June 23 in the Capitol's Blue Room.

Gov. Kevin Stitt reversed an agency rule about implementing a statewide health information exchange program that sparked concerns about patient privacy. The rule would have implemented new definitions and exemption criteria for electronic health records shared between a patient’s caregivers. According to the Oklahoma State Medical Association, Oklahoma’s HIE’s goal is to improve patient outcomes … Read more

DEA relaxed online prescribing rules during covid. Now he wants to keep them in check.

Kaiser health news

Federal regulators want most patients to see a healthcare provider in person before receiving prescriptions for potentially addictive drugs through telehealth, which hasn’t been required in more than three years. During the covid-19 public health emergency, the Drug Enforcement Administration has allowed doctors and other healthcare professionals to prescribe controlled medications during telehealth appointments without … Read more

9 body-positive online workout lessons to create a better relationship with exercise

Are you sick of doing workouts that focus solely on burning fat, burning calories and losing weight? If you want to improve your relationship with exercise, that’s certainly not why you should exercise. In fact, you should train not to look good based on what other people think, but to feel good about yourself inside … Read more