Stephanie Rizk

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For the past three years, a collaboration of states and territories has examined the variation in organization-level practices, policies, and state laws governing the privacy and security of health information. An interoperable system of health information exchange (HIE) will have difficulty accommodating the current variation in policy requirements;(More)
As part of the HHS funded contract, Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration, 41 states and territories have proposed collaborative projects to address cross-state privacy and security challenges related to health IT and health information exchange. Multi-state collaboration on privacy and security issues remains complicated, and resources to(More)
Health information technology (health IT) and health information exchange (HIE) hold great promise for improving health and health care. The passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (The Recovery Act), and with it the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) of 2009, provided funding for a wide range of(More)
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