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Consumer Policy Brief

Publication Date: June 25, 2008

This policy brief explores how “Millie” — a 21st Century consumer — would benefit under a Common Framework to help her obtain and control electronic copies of her personal health information and connect to health information services. Her character illustrates the needs of millions of U.S. adults who could benefit from greater connectivity in health and health care. The brief provides an overview of the key policy resources in the Markle Common Framework for Networked Personal Health Information, and it is the companion to the Consumer Technology Brief

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