Federal Health Community Sessions at HIMSS17

Session 1: 10:30am – 11:30am EST
HIPAA Privacy, Security – Lessons from 2016 and What’s Next in 2017
Speaker: Deven McGraw, JD, MPH, LLM
This session will highlight key HIPAA enforcement and policy developments of 2016, including some preliminary lessons learned from both the audits as well as OCR's HIPAA case investigations, and provide an overview of what stakeholders can expect OCR's Health Information Privacy Division to focus on in 2017.
Session 2: 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
Promoting Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity: The Role of HHS
Steve Curren
Emery Csulak
Leo Scanlon, CISSP


This session will describe the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS’) mission with respect to private sector cybersecurity and explain the purpose and role of the Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force.  Moreover, attendees will be able to locate information sources to assist healthcare organizations in enhancing the security and resilience of their information systems.
Session 3: 1:30pm – 2:30pm EST
Emerging Infectious Diseases, Clinical Decision Support, and Electronic Health Records Meaningful Use

Sanjeev Tandon, MD, MS
Daniel Chaput, MM
Nedra Garrett, MS
Floyd Eisenberg, MD, MPH, FACP

This session will demonstrate how collaborative efforts between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), and close partnerships with the healthcare and health information technology sectors, were instrumental in the development and deployment of critical clinical decision support tools to address the emerging public health threat of Zika virus. The session will also discuss how this collaboration established repeatable processes to support the current response and future crises and how vendors and local sites can use the content.