The federal government is turning to health-care professionals for help in setting up a program that will give hospitals and doctors more information on available electronic health record products.

The HHS will use the public comments it receives to decide what data to collect from both electronic health record vendors and users in an electronic health record reporting program mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act.

The Aug. 23 request for information continues a recent trend that has seen the Department of Health and Human Services ask for public input on everything from reforming the physician self-referral law to creating...