From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
Mobile Devices Roundtable: Safeguarding Health Information
Next Friday, March 16, 2012, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Great Hall
200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC
The Roundtable event is free and open to the public, through in-person or video webcast participation, but you need to register online.
The Roundtable will include three panels comprised of federal agency representatives, practicing providers, and representatives of research, provider and industry organizations. The event will be an interactive discussion with moderators encouraging interaction between the panelists and the audience. Questions will be accepted in person, through email, and via Twitter.
Public Comment Period: Have Opinions about Safeguarding Health Information?
We also invite you to provide input on mobile devices' uses and the current and emerging privacy and security best practices regarding protecting and securing health information while using mobile devices. In conjunction with the input gathered during the Mobile Devices Roundtable: Safeguarding Health Information event, your input will help inform the development of an effective and practical way to bring awareness and understanding to those in the clinical sector regarding protecting and securing health information while using mobile devices.
The public comment period will remain open until Friday, March 30, 2012.
Visit www.healthit.gov/mobiledevicesroundtable for additional information about the roundtable or associated public comment period.