Testimony of Josh Lemieux on Personal Health Records | Markle | Advancing America's Future

Testimony of Josh Lemieux on Personal Health Records

Publication Date: May 20, 2009

In this testimony, Josh Lemieux, Director, Personal Health Technology, Markle Foundation, discusses personal health records and other electronic information and communication tools that hold significant potential to help people prevent illness, manage their health-related information and transactions, coordinate care, communicate with clinicians, understand health care costs, and take better care of loved ones.

The testimony focuses on the importance of common sense information policies that earn the public’s trust, immediate opportunities created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and a vision for the future that depicts how consumers can benefit as personal health information becomes increasingly networked if we stay open to technology and service innovations.

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