Testimony by James A. Tacci for the September 15, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing

Statement of James A. Tacci, MD, JD, MPH (FACOEM, FACPM) American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine National Committee on Vital Health Statistics Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing on Possible Expansion of Protections Afforded by the HIPAA Privacy Rules September 15, 2006 Distinguished members of the panel, my name is Dr. James Tacci.  I…

Testimony by Joan Kiel for the September 15, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing

American College Health Association (ACHA) Testimony by Joan Kiel, PhD, CHPS ACHA HIPAA Committee Chair Hearing of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics September 15, 2006 Good Morning.  My name is Joan Kiel and I am the designated spokesperson for the American College Health Association regarding the application of the Health Insurance Portability…

Testimony by Robbie Meyer for the September 14, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing

Testimony of the American Council of Life Insurers before the The Subcommittee for Privacy and Confidentiality of The National Committee on Health and Vital Statistics regarding Life Insurers’ Use of Consumers’ Personal Health Information and Related Federal and State Privacy Laws September 14, 2006 Presented by Robbie Meyer Associate General Counsel American Council of Life…

Testimony by Norma Sharara for the September 14-15, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Subcommittee on Confidentiality and Privacy Possible Expansion of Federal Medical Record Privacy Rules September 15, 2006 Introduction Good morning, my name is Norma Sharara and I appreciate the opportunity to provide comments to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics regarding the possible expansion of federal medical…

Testimony by Blackford Middleton for the July 26, 2006 NCVHS Ad-Hoc Workgroup on the Nationwide Health Information Network Hearing

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) Statement of Blackford Middleton, MD, MPH, MSc, FACMI, FACP, FHIMSS Corporate Director of Clinical Informatics Research & Development, and Chairman, Center for IT Leadership, the Partners Healthcare System; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health Testifying…

Testimony by Linda Fischetti for the July 26-27, 2006 NCVHS Ad-Hoc Workgroup on the Nationwide Health Information Network Hearing

Introduction Thank you for inviting me to participate in this important NCVHS NHIN Work Group hearing. My name is Linda Fischetti and I am the Director of HealthePeople in the Office of Information of the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. The VHA runs the largest healthcare system in the United States, treating over…

Testimony by Jon McBride for the July 26-27, 2006 NCVHS Ad-Hoc Workgroup on the Nationwide Health Information Network Hearing

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics July 26, 2006 Washington D.C.  I would like to thank the Committee for this opportunity; it is an honor and a privilege to again provide my thoughts on the National Health Information Network (NHIN), especially as it relates to commercial health plans and the proposed NHIN requirements.  My name…

Testimony by Jason DuBois for the July 26-27, 2006 NCVHS Ad-Hoc Workgroup on the Nationwide Health Information Network Hearing

Statement of The American Clinical Laboratory Association Before The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Hearing on Functional Requirements for the National Health Information Network Jason DuBois, Vice President July 27, 2006 The Nationwide Health Information Network’s use case (lab results) and broader electronic health record needs Statement of The American Clinical Laboratory Association…

Testimony by Don Mon for the July 26-27, 2006 NCVHS Ad-Hoc Workgroup on the Nationwide Health Information Network Hearing

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) Testimony at the Hearing on Functional Requirements for The Nationwide Health Information Network National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) July 26-27, 2006 Opening Comments Good morning, chairman Cohn, members of the Committee, and fellow participants.  My name is Don Mon, vice president for practice leadership…

Written Testimony Submitted by Mary St.Pierre of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) for the April 5, 2006 Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing

March 29, 2006 Jeffry Blair Harry Reynolds National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Humphrey Building, Room 440-D 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC, 20201 Chairmen, The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) advocates for the needs of the over 10,000 Medicare certified home health and hospice providers, as well as the thousands…