Information for Health: A Strategy for Building the National Health Information Infrastructure. 4. Contributing Activities and Prototype Programs


This section begins by looking at two areas — privacy/ confidentiality and standards — that cut across the three NHII dimensions. Next, programs, activities, and technologies are identified that seek to involve or benefit multiple groups. In each case, the impact of the programs, activities, and technologies would be enhanced if they were part of a comprehensive NHII framework. The section ends with a description of Canadian activities, which provides an invaluable model for the United States.

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