Here at ONC, we are very excited that National Health IT Week is just around the corner. Starting Monday, September 26, this annual celebration is a time for all of us to reflect on the progress we have made and recommit ourselves to advancing the promise of health information technology. We are looking forward to a busy week where we’ll be highlighting that progress, as well as unveiling some new health IT tools and resources. In the meantime, here are two events to add to your calendar:
Dr. Vindell Washington, National Coordinator for Health IT, will be chatting on Tuesday, September 27 at 11:00 AM ET using #AskVindell. We’ll be discussing the current state of health IT, where we’re going from here, and answering your questions. This is your chance to hear directly from the new National Coordinator. Start asking your questions today and join the conversation using #AskVindell!
On Thursday, September 29 at 2:00 PM ET we’ll be holding a Twitter chat to discuss the Model Privacy Notice (MPN) using #MPNchat. Similar to the Nutritional Facts label, the MPN is being designed to provide a snapshot of a company’s existing privacy and security practices to help consumers make informed choices when selecting products that collect digital health information.