Achieving Electronic Connectivity in Healthcare - A Preliminary Roadmap from the Nation's Public and Private-Sector Healthcare Leaders


Publication Date: July 2004

Publisher: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation

Author(s): Connecting for Health Steering Group

Research Area: Health; Media, telecommunications, and information

Keywords: Research and technology; Personal health record (PHR); Health Information Technology

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Recommends changes to the health care system in three broad categories: creating a technical framework for connectivity, addressing financial barriers, and engaging the American public with a consistent set of messages to promote the benefits of electronic connectivity and to encourage patients and consumers to access their own health information.