Opportunities for CMS Actions in Support of Personal Health Records
Publication Date: August 2005
Series: Supporting work for Health Information Exchange Common Framework
Special Collection: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation
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.