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Together, they protect patient privacy while enabling the authorized exchange of medical records," said Carol Diamond, MD, MPH, managing director of the Markle Foundation and chair of Connecting for Health.
To protect privacy, the Connecting for Health Common Framework architecture recommends use of a record locator service (RLS), an index that identifies where specific patient records are kept, but not what information the records contain.
We demonstrated the exchange of clinical information, by using a critical set of common, open technical standards," said Clay Shirky, who directs the technical work for Connecting for Health and teaches at New York University.
9 million from both the Markle Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, local teams in Boston, Indianapolis, and Mendocino will work with one another and with Connecting for Health to launch the prototype networks.
Now, with the support of Connecting for Health and two national foundations, we are ready to link our network with two very different communities in other parts of the United States," said John Halamka, MD, chief information officer for CareGroup HealthCare System and an emergency physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
By testing the Connecting for Health prototype, the Mendocino SHARE demonstration project enables small rural sites to securely exchange chronic disease clinical data," said Will Ross, a project manager with Redwood MedNet in Ukiah, California.
The only way to overcome the barriers to electronic connectivity in healthcare is for the public and private sectors to work collaboratively to build an infrastructure that will improve healthcare for patients and their families," said Carol Diamond, MD, MPH, managing director at the Markle Foundation and chair of Connecting for Health.
Connecting for Health is pulling together the right people, giving them an action plan in order to efficiently create a decentralized and standards-based network that's good for healthcare and patients," said John Lumpkin, MD, MPH, senior vice president of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, chair of the National Committee for Vital and Health Statistics and executive vice chair of Connecting for Health.
Connecting for Health is an unprecedented collaborative of over 100 public and private stakeholders designed to address the barriers to electronic connectivity in healthcare.