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Publication Date: July 2004
Publisher: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation
Author(s): Connecting for Health Steering Group
Research Area: Health Information Technology
Keywords: Research and technology; Personal health record (PHR); Health Information Technology
Coverage: United States
Recommends changes to the health care system in three broad categories: creating a technical framework for connectivity, addressing financial barriers, and engaging the American public with a consistent set of messages to promote the benefits of electronic connectivity and to encourage patients and consumers to access their own health information.