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Common Framework Resources for Implementing Private and Secure Health Information Exchange: T6 - Record Locator Service - Technical Background from the Massachusetts Prototype Community


Publication Date: April 2006

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

Author(s): Connecting for Health Policy Subcommittee

Research Area: Health Information Technology

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

Type: Report

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

Describes the early design process for the Record Locator Service (RLS) as implemented in Massachusetts. Provides background on the initial technical conversations and the current state of the architecture.