Common Framework Resources for Implementing Private and Secure Health Information Exchange: T6 - Record Locator Service - Technical Background from the Massachusetts Prototype Community

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


Describes the early design process for the Record Locator Service (RLS) as implemented in Massachusetts. Provides background on the initial technical conversations and the current state of the architecture.