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ONC Announces Privacy Policy “Snapshot” Challenge

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) unveiled a new Challenge that will award a total of $35,000 in prizes for the creation of an online tool that generates a “snapshot” of product privacy practices.  Participants in the Privacy Policy Snapshot Challenge will use ONC’s Model Privacy Notice template to create their innovative online tool. ONC is targeting developers, designers, health data privacy experts, and creative thinkers to participate in the Challenge.

ONC will be hosting a webinar for interested participants to learn more about the Challenge on Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 2pm – 3pm ET. Click here to register. The Challenge deadline for submissions is April 10, 2017 and winners are expected to be announced by mid-2017.