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Financial, Legal and Organizational Approaches to Achieving Electronic Connectivity in Healthcare - Working Group on Financial, Organizational, and Legal Sustainability of Health Information Exchange


Publication Date: October 2004

Publisher: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; John and Mary R. Markle Foundation

Author(s): Organizational and Legal Sustainability of Health Information Exchange Connecting for Health Working Group on Financial

Research Area: Health Information Technology

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

Type: Report

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

Examines the financial incentives and other supporting mechanisms necessary for significantly increasing adoption of electronic health records by small and medium-sized practices. Evaluates the legal and organizational barriers to expanding regional and national interconnectivity.