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Publication Date: October 2004
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
Coverage: United States
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.