Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Don't miss the Mobile Device Roundtable on March 16

From the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC):

The Mobile Device Roundtable is free and open to the public and will focus on safeguarding health information and provide participants with real world usages and real world privacy and security practices.

Friday, March 16, 2012
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT

The purpose of the roundtable is to gather leading individuals in health and technology to bring about awareness and understanding to those in the clinical sector regarding securing and protecting health information while using mobile devices. The roundtable will cover a wide variety of initiatives, including:

· The current privacy and security legal framework for mobile devices accessing, storing and/or transmitting health information.
· Everyday usage of mobile devices by providers and other health care delivery professionals to understand their expectations, attitudes, challenges and needs.
· Gathering input from providers and other health care delivery professionals regarding the information (and format) they want and need to help them safeguard health information on their mobile devices, as well as input on existing and emerging privacy and security good practices, strategies and technologies.

The Mobile Device Roundtable will take place in Washington, DC and will include three panels of federal agency representatives, practicing providers and representatives of research, provider and industry organizations. You and your readers are welcome to attend in person or via webcast.

For more information, please visit the Mobile Device Roundtable webpage.

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