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HITSP Defines Overarching Set of Healthcare Security and Privacy Standards
Date:10/23/2007

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) has identified a set of standards and specifications that will help to keep patient medical information secure in an electronic environment. The standards will also help to assure that this information will only be used by authorized personnel for official purposes.

The HITSP's work on an overarching security and privacy architecture is the latest in a series of important steps to assure the interoperability of electronic health records in the United States. The newly defined set of standards, referred to as the "security and privacy constructs," will address common data protection issues in a broad range of subject areas, including electronic delivery of lab results to a clinician, medication workflow for providers and patients, quality, and consumer empowerment.

Identified by the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology (ONCHIT) as a primary prerequisite for the exchange of clinical information between authorized healthcare organizations, the constructs are expected to help improve coordinated quality care, reduce errors, and control unnecessary costs.

"Privacy and security are fundamental to health information exchange," said Dr. John Halamka, HITSP chair and chief information officer and associate professor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School. "At HITSP, we will be incorporating all of these security standards into our past, present, and future interoperability specifications."

Approved on October 15, 2007, the constructs include input received during a recent public review and comment period. Interested parties may review the approved set of standards and specifications by following the "HITSP Security and Privacy Documents" link on the HITSP webpage (http://www.hitsp.org).

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