In this presentation to the American Health Information Community, Carol Diamond provides an overview of the Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework for Networked Personal Health Information. Key points include:
- Consensus practices among health sectors and technology innovators can help internet health information products flourish.
- A stable set of principles and practices will foster innovation and improve consumer choice for emerging services.
- The Markle Connecting for Health Personal Health Technology Initiative lays out specific practices that all PHRs and related services can use, whether they are covered by federal privacy rules or not, so they can enhance public trust.