The Personal Health Working Group: Final Report

Publication Date: June 2003

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

Author(s): Connecting for Health Personal Health Working Group

Research Area: Health Information Technology

Keywords: Computerized Medical Records; Privacy; Health Information Technology; Data Standards

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Provides a framework for the further development of the Personal Health Record (PHR) in US health care. Addresses the health care consumer's primary concerns, needs, and requirements for electronic Personal Health Record.

Supplementary files include the results of the online survey, a summary of the work of the Connecting for Health collaborative in its first nine months of operations, a concise analysis, and a public opinion survey.