Common Framework Resources for Implementing Private and Secure Health Information Exchange: P1- The Architecture for Privacy in a Networked Health Information Environment

Publication Date: April 2006

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

Author(s): Connecting for Health Policy Subcommittee

Research Area: Health Information Technology

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

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Discusses building privacy and information security into the architecture of any new health information network, taking into account the potential for privacy violations. Explains the current status of health privacy, considers new challenges and opportunities, and offers solutions for a comprehensive response to those challenges.