Almost everyone who studies the problem agrees that longitudinal health records are beneficial, but as I look into how HHS is hoping to do this, there are gaps that aren't being addressed.
HIT Policy and Standards Committees Commence Work on National Health Information Infrastructure HITSP
HIT Policy and Standards Committees Commence Work on National Health Information Infrastructure HITSP (Health Information Technology Standards) updated to the National eHealth Collaborative in early June 2009. Here are a few highlights:HITSP has moved rapidly to focus on meaningful use and ARRA's 8 priorities:1. Encourage technology that protects the privacy of health information2. Nationwide health [...]