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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Today's approach to Privacy

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  • Participants in the MidSouth eHealth Alliance
    • are allowed the use of the data for designated Participants for the purposed of treatment and diagnosis only.
    • signed a Registration Agreement that designates them as a Data Provider and/or a Data Recipient.
    • signed a Data Sharing Agreement.
    • have a vote on the policy committee known as the Operations Committee
      • Policy is recommended by the Operations Committee to the Board and the Board approves it.
  • Patients who seek their care from Participants in the MidSouth eHealth Alliance -
    • are notified that their clinical data could be shared with the MidSouth eHealth Alliance..
    • have the right to "Opt Out" of the system. It is assumed they are in the system until they "Opt Out".
  • We relied heavily on the Markle Connecting for Health Policy Framework

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