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Publication Date: June 2008
Author(s): Connecting for Health Work Group on Consumer Access Policies for Networked Personal Health Information
Research Area: Health Information Technology
Keywords: Health Information Technology; Privacy Safeguard; Technology Policy
Coverage: United States
Explains why consumer participation can be transformative in health care as it has been in other sectors; why networked Personal Health Records (PHR) are a vital tool to empowering consumers, and how policies can help guide an emerging industry.