The Markle Foundation has announced that Debora L. Spar has joined its Board of Directors. Dr. Spar is the current President of Barnard College, a private liberal arts college for women in New York City.
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.
The Markle Foundation has published an addendum to its 2006 Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework for Private and Secure Health Information Exchange (Markle Common Framework), updating a range of issues with information gleaned from the rapid changes made on the health IT front over the past few years.
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.