Beginning in the Middle | Markle | Advancing America's Future

Beginning in the Middle

Publication Date: October 28, 2010

A federal proposal to develop what was then called a National Health Information Network dates to 2004 and David Brailer, the first National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at HHS. And work began that year, funded by the Markle and Robert Wood Johnson foundations, on what would become Markle’s “Common Framework,” a set of policy and technical guidelines for the NHIN.

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