To improve the availability of health information and the provision of health care by encouraging the creation, use, and maintenance of lifetime electronic health records of individuals in independent health record trusts and by providing a secure and privacy-protected framework in which such records are made available only by the affirmative consent of such individuals and are used to build a nationwide health information technology infrastructure.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2007
Length: 30 pages
Jul 11, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 11, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 11, 2007
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H.R. 2991 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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