HealthcareInfoSecurity Week in Review for Friday, April 22, 2011

This week's top news and views: Maine Bill Would Require HIE Opt-in; What's Next for the Tiger Team?; Digital IDs Ease Clinical Trial.Here's what you'll find in our review of some of's most compelling content from the past week:
  • A proposed law in Maine would require that patients opt in to participate in the state's health information exchange before clinicians could access their records via the HIE.
  • In an interview, Deven McGraw, co-chair of the Privacy & Security Tiger Team, explains recent recommendations, discusses future projects and seeks input on other topics to address.
  • Participants in a pilot project say they've demonstrated that using interoperable digital identities, digital signatures and cloud computing has the potential to accelerate the initiation of clinical trials while lowering costs.

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