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Policies for Information Sharing

Publication Date: November 7, 2007

The Connecting for Health Model for Health Information Sharing 

  • Sharing means linking existing sources of information
  • Health information can stay where it is – with the doctors and others who created it 
  • Specific information is shared only when and where it is needed
  • Sharing does not require an all new “network” or infrastructure
  • Sharing does not require a central database or a national ID
  • Sharing does require a Common Framework

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