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Publication Date: April 2006
Author(s): Connecting for Health Policy Subcommittee
Research Area: Health Information Technology
Keywords: Personal health record (PHR); Health Information Technology; Public Health
Coverage: United States
Discusses building privacy and information security into the architecture of any new health information network, taking into account the potential for privacy violations. Explains the current status of health privacy, considers new challenges and opportunities, and offers solutions for a comprehensive response to those challenges.