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Linking HealthCare Information: Proposed Methods for Improving Care and Protecting Privacy

Publication Date: February 2005

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

Author(s): Connecting for Health Working Group on Accurately Linking Information for Healthcare

Research Area: Health Information Technology

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

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Outlines a strategy for linking patient information across multiple sites of care, balancing the need to protect privacy with improved discovery and delivery of patient's medical records.