Thursday, May 3, 2012

New Policies in Practice from Markle Connecting for Health Address Challenges in Health Information Sharing Implementation

From the press release: "Markle Connecting for Health today released a wide-ranging compendium of resources designed to further support the interoperable, private, and secure sharing of health information.The Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework Policies in Practice for Health Information Sharing—or Polices in Practice—address current critical implementation issues for electronic health information sharing, including informed individual consent, governance, individual access, and procurement. A diverse group of leaders with expertise in health information sharing, technology, privacy, and consumer engagement developed these Policies in Practice resources through a collaborative effort….The Policies in Practice resources further specify the Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework for Private and Secure Health Information Exchange (Markle Common Framework), published in 2006. The Markle Common Framework offers a set of policy and technology guides based on Fair Information Practice Principles, which, when taken together, offer a comprehensive framework to support trusted health information sharing….

For more information, please join us for a live webcastNew Markle Resources for Implementing Health Information Sharing” on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm ET. Authors of the Policies in Practice and other experts will describe these resources, including how they can be applied in today’s environment, and will answer viewer questions." Read more