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Deven McGraw, JD, MPH, LLM | April 28, 2016
For many years now, health IT developers, consumer advocates, and representatives from U.S and international governments have converged on Washington D.C. each spring for Health Datapalooza. This national conference brings together the companies, startups, academics, government agencies, and individual innovators working on the newest and most effective uses of health data to improve patient outcomes. Over the years, as interest in the event and the exciting opportunities to leverage health information has grown, so has interest in ensuring appropriate privacy and security safeguards and enabling consumer access to their health information — not just in the United States but worldwide.Read Full Post.
Deven McGraw, JD, MPH, LLM | February 3, 2014
The Health IT Policy Committee’s Privacy and Security Tiger Team is considering potential privacy and security policy issues that could arise when a family member, friend or legal designee is given access to patient information through the Certified EHR Technology “view/download/transmit” (V/D/T) capabilities.Read Full Post.
Deven McGraw, JD, MPH, LLM | September 23, 2013
The HIT Policy Committee’s Privacy and Security Tiger Team will be holding a virtual, public hearing to explore realistic ways to provide patients with greater transparency about the uses and disclosures of their digital, identifiable health information next Monday.Read Full Post.
Deven McGraw, JD, MPH, LLM | November 8, 2012
**UPDATE** The Privacy and Security Tiger Team of the Health IT Policy Committee, and the Privacy and Security Working Group of the Health IT Standards Committee, will host a web hearing on credentialing patients on November 29, 2012 from 12pm to 4pm.
Giving patients access to their health information—and providing them with tools to electronically communicate with their clinical care team—is critical to making health care more patient-centered.