Software companies back online health records privacy framework | Markle | Advancing America's Future

Software companies back online health records privacy framework

Publication Date: July 1, 2008

With the dawn of new information-oriented and software services on the web, many Americans are interested in using web based tools for processing their personal health information and also obtaining health information.

The Markle foundation rolled out a set of best practices backed by medical professional, health insurers, consumer groups, health care providers and finally including tech companies, such as Google and Microsoft. This new common framework of technology and policy practices also unveiled by Markle on Wednesday, endorsed by a diverse group of health industry and technology companies, aims to assuage consumer fear.

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