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    Events of Interest: Health and Human Services Town Hall Meeting on Medical ID Theft (Oct. 15)

    A one-day Town Hall meeting to enable health care experts to share knowledge and experience of medical identity theft and how health IT can be utilized to prevent and detect medical identity theft.

    Medical Identity Theft Town Hall
    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
    Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

    RSVP: MedIDTheftTownHall@hhs.gov and indicate that you are planning to attend in person or by webcast.

    The Town Hall’s focus will consider how medical identity theft should be addressed in a health information technology (health IT) environment. Health care stakeholders from the public and private sectors will share their knowledge and experience and gain insights into trends and future developments.

    As part of ONC’s mission to assure that electronic health information exchange is secure, this Town hall is designed to increase understanding of the medical identity theft landscape. Public discussion during the Town Hall will feed into and support potential recommendations for the prevention, detection, and remediation of this form of identity theft, leveraging health IT and best practices, and to foster ongoing collaboration and communication.

    Date: October 15th, 2008
    Location: Federal Trade Commission, Conference Center; 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW; Washington, DC
    For more information: http://www.hhs.gov/healthit/privacy/identytheft.html#II

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