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Since 2006, Project HealthDesign has supported pioneers in health information technology to design and explore next-generation personal health record (PHR) systems. Through the project’s work, a multitude of resources have been and will continue to be created.

Featured Resources

Observations of Daily Living
Learn who uncovered the concept of observations of daily living (ODLs), what they are and which ones are being tracked by patients in our current studies.

Health Policy Comments Issued
Read our latest public policy comments on proposed rules and regulations that relate to health IT. 

Explore and download artifacts and work products that resulted from Project HealthDesign.

Project HealthDesign is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation