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Publication Date: August 2005
Author(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (U.S.)
Research Area: Health Information Technology
Keywords: Personal health record (PHR); Health Information Technology; Public Health
Coverage: United States
Outlines an emerging national Personal Health Record (PHR) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) ecosystem within which the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) actions should fit. Recommends actions in the near term to position CMS for innovative ways to help accommodate the wave of Baby Boomer beneficiaries.