U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Secretary
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
NORC at the University of Chicago
4350 East West Highway, Suite 800
Bethesda, MD 20814
Contract No. HHSP233200800001T
This report was prepared under the direction of Dale C. Hitchcock, Office of Science and Data Policy and Caroline Taplin, Office of Health Policy co-task order monitors; Jim Scanlon, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science and Data Policy and Dara A. Corrigan, Deputy to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Policy.
This report was prepared by NORC under contract to the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. The findings and conclusions of this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of ASPE or HHS.
This paper examines consumer health needs that can be addressed through using health information technology, how consumers are using existing health information technology resources, differences in use by demographic group, what is necessary to expand its use, and related policy areas.