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Medical Record Banking Articles

Created June 11, 2006.

This page provide links to a series of documents which have emerged in recent months, promoting the concept of medical record banking (MRB) to meet the challenge of e-health.  Could MRB be the right approach to e-Health?  UofL thinks this is an important development for all LouHIE participants to understand and track. 

June 6, 2006
US Senate Bill would Centralize Medical Records
US Senator Brownback of Kansas introduced the Independent Health Record Banking Act, S.3454, in the US Senate
.  Click here for a PDF of the actual bill.
June, 2006
Cerner Promoting Independent Health Record Banking Model
Member-owned independent health record banks: Saving lives and money.   See Cerner strategic vision.
March, 2006
IBM Research Lab   A. Shabo
A global socio-economic-medico-legal model for the sustainability of longitudinal electronic health records. Part 1.

Full Article (requires LouHIE Intranet password).

January 17, 2006
The Health Record Banking Imperative
John Gold, Johns Hopkins
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