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Common Framework Resources for Implementing Private and Secure Health Information Exchange: T1- The Common Framework: Technical Issues and Requirements for Implementation

Publication Date: April 2006

Publisher: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation. Connecting for Health

Author(s): Connecting for Health Working Groups

Research Area: Health Information Technology

Keywords: Public Health; Health Information Technology; Personal health record (PHR)

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


An overview of the technical philosophy and policy concerns embodied in the Common Framework. Describes the vision for a nationwide health information network (NHIN) that preserves patient privacy while allowing authorized access to personal health information.