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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: Personal Health Record (PHR); Health Information Technology; Privacy
Coverage: United States
Describes the complexity of emerging digital health data streams; explains how information can be combined to build revealing profiles of individuals; depicts how health care entities and consumer technology innovators operate under different cultures that can clash without basic rules of the road.