The HIMSS Identity Management Task Force (IDM TF) focuses on policy and technical challenges relating to identity, attribute and role based access management, as it pertains to patient identity, provider identity and IT asset identities.
NEW! Read the latest guidance from the HIMSS Identity Management Task Force
The task force has just released identity proofing and authentication recommendations for patients accessing their health information electronically. Included in the guidance are discussions about how to conduct identity proofing and authentication at a high level of confidence, how to handle delegating access to patient information and addressing situations where a user would like to remain anonymous.