March 14, 2014
On Wednesday, I shared my thoughts on privacy and interoperability with the HIT Standards Committee’s Privacy and Security Workgroup. As the Chair of the U.S. Department of Commerce Healthcare Industry Committee that deals with emerging strategies for “Trusted Identities in Cyberspace” I have a front row seat, so to speak, on the issues facing the healthcare community on these topics. In essence, I expressed my belief that the nexus of privacy and interoperability surrounding identities is one of our most pressing concerns when it comes to healthcare technology.
You can read my full comments here: http://www.healthit.gov/facas/sites/faca/files/PSWG_Testimony-Tom%20Sullivan_2014-03-12.docx