As health information becomes increasingly networked, there are growing opportunities to support health and health care not only for individuals, but for entire populations as well. Networked health information distributed across a wide array of sources can help in three key areas:
Connecting for Health has explored how the Markle Common Framework can be applied to support sharing population-level health information while protecting consumer privacy.
Early exploration has included work in the following areas.
A Markle presentation at the Institute of Medicine promotes 21st century thinking for population data challenges.
Connecting for Health has offered a collaborative response to the AHRQ/AQA Request for Information on a national health data stewardship entity.