Connecting for Health Common Framework: CT1- Technology Overview

Publication Date: June 2008

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

Author(s): Connecting for Health Work Group on Consumer Access Policies for Networked Personal Health Information

Research Area: Health Information Technology

Keywords: Personal Health Record (PHR); Health Information Technology; Privacy

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Describes the complexity of emerging digital health data streams; explains how information can be combined to build revealing profiles of individuals; depicts how health care entities and consumer technology innovators operate under different cultures that can clash without basic rules of the road.