In a podcast, Howard Anderson of HealthcareInfoSecurity interviews Markle’s Laura Bailyn, Senior Director, Health Initiatives, about the newly release Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework Policies in Practice for Health Information Sharing.
This article describes the release of a new privacy and security instructional guide unveiled by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. It also mentions the release of the Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework Policies in Practice for Health Information Sharing (Policies in Practice), which addresses "a range of critical health information sharing implementation needs identified by experts working in the field." These Policies in Practice support the Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework for Private and Secure Information Exchange, a comprehensive approach for private and secure information sharing based on Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs), which was originally released in 2006.
Deven McGraw, Director of the Health Privacy Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology, references a Markle survey while reflecting on the importance of consumers and patients support for the widespread adoption of electronic health records in 2012.
Harley Geiger, Center for Democracy and Technology, uses findings from a recent Markle survey to support the statement that there is a general agreement on the sensitivity of identifiable health information and individuals should know when such information is breached.