Health IT Experts Discuss Importance of Fostering Data Standardization while Maintaining Information Security

Health IT Experts Discuss Importance of Fostering Data Standardization while Maintaining Information Security

Representatives from HHS, CMS, and Veterans Affairs detail their agency’s approach to centralizing data, building interoperability, and protecting the integrity and security of their platforms.

Experts from HHS, CMS and Veterans Affairs discussed their approach to data standardization and interoperability in pursuit of federal modernization initiatives. Speakers outlined how their respective agencies are fostering a culture of data security that respects the privacy of their customers while leveraging proprietary information toward improving services. Panelists also discussed their approaches to upholding continuity of care, as well as the inherently sensitive nature of health care data.

Speakers include:

  • Robert Owens, Deputy Inspector General for Management and Policy, OIG, HHS
  • Jeff Grant, Deputy Director for Operations, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, CMS
  • Jason Glanville, Director of Product Strategy, Project Special Forces, VA
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