A vision for the future
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Name: Robert Hart
Bio: Health Care Internet User
Area of Expertise: Technology Developer/Administrator
Topic: Information Infrastructure
Headline: Health Care Integration
Nutshell: Everyone will have an electronic health record, a collection of data and datalinks.
Health care will move toward a standardization of the "electronic health record." There will develop a consensus regarding data standardization for a basic set of health care inormation in a format widely accepted by very different information systems, almost like a new syntax of health care information.
Date Submitted: 11/11/2004