The Dossia Founders Group is a consortium of large employers united in their goal of providing employees, their dependents, retirees and others in their communities with an independent, lifelong health record.
Dossia Founders are funding Dossia, an independent secure, non-profit infrastructure for gathering and securely storing information for lifelong health records.
At the request of employees and other eligible individuals, Dossia gathers health data from multiple sources.
Employee participation as a Dossia user is completely voluntary and individuals have complete control over who sees their information.
Once gathered and securely stored in a decentralized database, the health information is continually updated and is available to individuals for life even if they change employers, insurers, or doctors.
The Dossia Founders Group includes AT&T, Applied Materials, BP America, Inc., Cardinal Health, Intel Corporation, Pitney Bowes, sanofi-aventis and Wal-Mart.
The Dossia project has been endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Association of Manufacturers.
The Dossia Founders Group will work with Children's Hospital Boston and other qualified and experienced vendors to develop and implement the Dossia Network infrastructure.
The Dossia Founders Group welcomes inquiries from other employers interested in joining the initiative.
To learn more, please download the About Dossia PDF, available in the Press Releases section of the Dossia Media Center.