HHS to Host Medical Identity Theft Town Hall

As readers of this blog may recall, earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, asked the consulting group of Booz Allen Hamilton to perform an assessment and evaluation of United States’ medical identity theft problem.

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As part of this assessment and evaluation, HHS is hosting a Medical Identity Theft Town Hall. HHS explains that “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.”

The details of the Town Hall are as follows:

  • Date/Time: October 15th, 2008, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
  • Location: Federal Trade Commission Conference Center601 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.

For more information about the Town Hall, visit Healthcare IT website. To RSVP for the Town Hall or to participate via the webcast, you may send an email to the following email address: MedIDTheftTownHall@hhs.gov

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