ABSTRACT

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, 2005-2006   [open pdf - 468KB]

"This report is the latest in a series of periodic reviews of the work of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), the statutory public advisory committee on health information policy to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). During this 2-year period, the Committee produced recommendations on privacy issues in the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN); functional requirements for the NHIN; improvements to data on race, ethnicity, and language; personal health records and systems; multiple Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Consolidated Health Informatics (CHI), and e-prescribing standards; quality measurement; and reflections on lessons learned from the first 10 years of HIPAA. The section on Activities and Accomplishments describes the work in each of the Committee's areas of responsibility."

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Date:
2006
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Center for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/
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