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; Media, telecommunications, and information
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.