Google, Microsoft Back Online Health Records Privacy Framework | Markle | Advancing America's Future

Google, Microsoft Back Online Health Records Privacy Framework

Publication Date: August 4, 2008

Nearly half of Americans are interested in using Web-based tools to collect and manage their personal health information, but 90% are wary of the privacy and safety of that sensitive data, according to a new survey commissioned by non-profit organization Markle Foundation.

However, a new common framework of technology and policy practices also unveiled by Markle on Wednesday, and endorsed by a diverse group of health industry and technology companies, aims to alleviate those consumer fears.

Read the Article at InformationWeek