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    'Precision Medicine': Privacy Issues

    A Pioneering Physician's Protections for Genetic, Other Data By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    'Precision Medicine': Privacy Issues

    Florence Comite, M.D., a pioneer in the evolving practice of "precision medicine," describes what's needed to protect patient privacy as more genetic and other sensitive data is collected about individuals to personalize their care.

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    ONC's HIE Roadmap: The Hurdles Ahead

    Nationwide, Secure Health Data Exchange Tough to Achieve By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    ONC's HIE Roadmap: The Hurdles Ahead

    Federal regulators are on the right track in their vision for a draft "roadmap" to remove barriers to nationwide, secure health information exchange, but many more hurdles remain, security and privacy experts say.

  • Article

    Health Data Exchange Roadmap Unveiled

    HHS Outlines Key Privacy, Security Issues By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Health Data Exchange Roadmap Unveiled

    Federal regulators have unveiled a draft roadmap for achieving nationwide secure health data exchange built on interoperable electronic health records systems within the next three years. Learn about the privacy and security components.

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    OCR, ONC Get Flat Fiscal 2015 Budgets

    The Impact on Privacy, Security and Health IT Safety Plans By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    OCR, ONC Get Flat Fiscal 2015 Budgets

    The fiscal 2015 federal budget provides two agencies responsible for health information security and privacy activities with flat funding. Find out what plans are on hold, and why Congress wants greater scrutiny of EHR system interoperability.

  • Article

    Feds Issue Strategic Health IT Plan

    Identifies Ways to Ensure Secure Health Information Exchange By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Feds Issue Strategic Health IT Plan

    Federal regulators have issued a strategic health IT plan that includes five goals, including advancing secure health information exchange. Could more EHR certification requirements and another information sharing and analysis center be in the works?

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