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Workshop on Long-term Preservation and Management of Electronic Health Records

 The expected outcomes of the workshop include:

  • Understand the current landscape on EHRs
  • Survey current practices and identify best strategies to be used as models
  • Begin to develop requirements, technologies, standards and best practices for long-term preservation and life-cycle management on EHRs
  • Differentiate between requirements for patient care and those for secondary use
  • Identify cultural and technological challenges
  • Catalog current legal requirements for retention of EHRs
  • Identify interested collaborators to form a WG on this area
  • Discuss possible test scenarios and datasets for collaboration and testbed


  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)/ National Library of Medicine (NLM)
  • National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
Created March 8, 2011, Updated May 13, 2016