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Jul 23

Five Members of Congress Join Leading Health Associations to Discuss Telehealth Legislation

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

While Congress and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services acted quickly to implement waivers to allow for the reimbursement of telehealth services during the COVID-19 public health emergency, seniors will lose access to this important care unless Congress again takes decisive action.

House Telehealth Caucus leaders Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA), David Schweikert (R-AZ), Peter Welch (D-VT), Bill Johnson (R-OH), and Doris Matsui (D-CA) introduced the Protecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2020. This legislation takes major strides to address the...

Jul 21

Consumer Health Privacy Framework Steering Committee Meeting (Steering Committee Only)

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Foundation for eHealth Initiative (eHI) and the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) are collaborating on Building a Consumer Privacy Framework for Health Data, designed to address the current gaps in legal protections for health data outside HIPAA’s coverage. Experts and leaders representing healthcare, technology, academia and consumers are collaborating on the project and exploring preferred pathways to increase protection of non-HIPAA-covered data. The full Steering Committee met in Washington...

Jul 15

WEBINAR: Advancing an Effective National Privacy Framework for Health Data

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Americans are increasingly apprehensive about the privacy of their personal information. A recent Pew Research Center survey found that approximately four out of five Americans are concerned about how their data is used, think the risks of companies collecting their data outweigh the benefits and believe they have little control of their data. The concerns are particularly heightened when it comes to health data. Today, companies that operate mobile apps, search engines, social media platforms and health-oriented websites can have more health information about many of their users than a...

Jul 14

WEBINAR: Complete Patient Data – A Key Element to New York’s Response to COVID-19

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

In today’s digital age, our connectivity gives us a strong advantage in fighting infectious disease. Advanced technology gives us the ability to analyze data across communities, regions, and state lines to identify outbreaks, and predict future movement to help those most at risk. Collaborating and sharing data to provide real-time guidance and enable research is the key to better understand and control COVID-19. In an upcoming webinar, eHI will speak with healthcare stakeholders in New York, one of the states hardest hit by this pandemic, on their experience with data sharing for novel...

Jun 22

COVID-19 Federal Policy Work Group: Public Health Surveillance (Members Only)

01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Thank you to everyone who joined our June 8th COVID-19 Federal Policy Workgroup. The meeting focused on health information exchange. You can find a recording of the meeting here.

 

Our next meeting will be held on Monday, June 22nd from 1-2:30 PM EDT and will focus on public health surveillance. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Scott McNabb, Research Professor, Emory University Rollins School of Public...

Jun 11

Webinar: After the Curve Flattens: What’s Next for Healthcare and COVID-19 June 11, 2020

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

The COVID-19 outbreak caused by the coronavirus has had a profound impact on our healthcare delivery and support systems, our economy, safety and overall way of life. The U.S. healthcare system is still in the throes of COVID-19 mitigation and treatment. As hospitals and health systems look to open their doors to non-COVID patients, what happens to our healthcare delivery system? Healthcare has had to pivot and did in many cases in ways never thought possible. The question remains - do we or can we go back to the way things were?

In this one and a half hour panel, we will discuss...

Jun 09

Workgroup: Privacy Implications of Contact Tracing Apps

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Foundation for eHealth Initiative (eHI) and the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) are collaborating on Building a Consumer Privacy Framework for Health Data, designed to address the current gaps in legal protections for health data outside  HIPAA’s coverage. Experts and leaders representing healthcare, technology, academia and consumers are collaborating on the project and exploring preferred pathways to increase protection of non-HIPAA-covered data. The full Steering Committee met in Washington...

Jun 08

COVID-19 Federal Policy Work Group: Health Information Exchange (Members Only)

01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

eHI invites our members to join us in our COVID-19 Federal Policy Work Group series to help craft a report with a set of recommendations to fully leverage health IT and digital health to fight COVID-19 and future public health challenges. This meeting will focus on the health information exchange. 

Jun 04

Discussion with Patrick James, MD - Quest Diagnostics

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Is Regular Testing the Solution to Get Back to School & Work? A Conversation with Patrick James, Quest Diagnostic’s Chief Clinical Officer

As COVID-19 has added more and more challenges to our healthcare system, Quest Diagnostics has been focusing on ramping up testing. Join eHI CEO Jennifer Covich Bordenick and Quest's Patrick James, MD for a discussion on the possibilities and limits of regular testing, how testing is currently being used and scaled - and what strategies can be used moving forward. 

 

 

Jun 01

Webinar: The COVID-19 pandemic is influencing consumer health behavior. Are the changes here to stay?

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the economy, the way we work and the health system. A comparison by PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) of American consumer sentiment before and during the pandemic reveals that people are accessing health information in new ways. Their trust has shifted as well.

In this webcast a panel of health experts will examine insights from PwC’s recent consumer survey findings: The COVID-19 pandemic is influencing consumer health behavior. Are the changes here to stay? HRI, which surveyed 2,533 Americans between April 2 and 8, found that the delivery of...

May 26

Workgroup: Consumer Health Privacy Framework Substance (Workgroup Members Only)

02:00 PM - 01:30 PM

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Foundation for eHealth Initiative (eHI) and the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) are collaborating on Building a Consumer Privacy Framework for Health Data, designed to address the current gaps in legal protections for health data outside HIPAA’s coverage. Experts and leaders representing healthcare, technology, academia and consumers are collaborating on the project and exploring preferred pathways to increase protection of non-HIPAA-covered data. The full Steering Committee met in Washington...

May 26

COVID-19 Federal Policy Work Group: Broadband (Members Only)

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

eHI invites our members to join us in our COVID-19 Federal Policy Work Group series to help craft a report with a set of recommendations to fully leverage health IT and digital health to fight COVID-19 and future public health challenges. This meeting will focus on broadband. 

May 20

Workgroup: Consumer Health Privacy Framework Substance (Workgroup Members Only)

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Foundation for eHealth Initiative (eHI) and the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) are collaborating on Building a Consumer Privacy Framework for Health Data, designed to address the current gaps in legal protections for health data outside HIPAA’s coverage. Experts and leaders representing healthcare, technology, academia and consumers are collaborating on the project and exploring preferred pathways to increase protection of non-HIPAA-covered data. The full Steering Committee met in Washington...

May 19

Workgroup: Consumer Health Privacy Framework Structure (Workgroup Members Only)

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Foundation for eHealth Initiative (eHI) and the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) are collaborating on Building a Consumer Privacy Framework for Health Data, designed to address the current gaps in legal protections for health data outside HIPAA’s coverage. Experts and leaders representing healthcare, technology, academia and consumers are collaborating on the project and exploring preferred pathways to increase protection of non-HIPAA-covered data. The full Steering Committee met in Washington...

May 18

Workgroup: Consumer Health Privacy Framework (Workgroup Members Only)

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Foundation for eHealth Initiative (eHI) and the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) are collaborating on Building a Consumer Privacy Framework for Health Data, designed to address the current gaps in legal protections for health data outside HIPAA’s coverage. Experts and leaders representing healthcare, technology, academia and consumers are collaborating on the project and exploring preferred pathways to increase protection of non-HIPAA-covered data. The full Steering Committee met in Washington...

May 07

WEBINAR: COVID-19 and Beyond: Telepsychiatry Best Practices and Regulatory Priorities

02:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Now is the time for telebehavioral health. The COVID-19 global healthcare crisis has meant a remarkable evolution for the already rapidly changing telehealth industry.

In recent weeks, every state, county and community across the United States has experienced a greater prevalence of mental health conditions. As the need for mental health rises, the push for virtualizing interactions is exploding, resulting in a major boom in telebehavioral health.

With unprecedented swiftness, the telebehavioral health industry is experiencing regulatory changes on multiple fronts, including...

May 05

WEBINAR: Fitbit Executive Talks About Population Health Initiative During COVID-19 Pandemic

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

COVID-19 has forced people around the world to make drastic changes to their lives and routines. In the midst of these changes, digital health companies find themselves in a unique position to help people stay active, eat nutritious foods, sleep well, and manage stress during these challenging times. They are also partnering with public health and research partners in order to leverage behavior and biometric data to help detect and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Fitbit’s Medical Director John Moore and Scripps Research Epidemiologist Jennifer Radin will provide insights as to how...

Apr 28

Workgroup: Consumer Health Privacy Framework Substance (Workgroup Members Only)

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Foundation for eHealth Initiative (eHI) and the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) are collaborating on Building a Consumer Privacy Framework for Health Data, designed to address the current gaps in legal protections for health data outside HIPAA’s coverage. Experts and leaders representing healthcare, technology, academia and consumers are collaborating on the project and exploring preferred pathways to increase protection of non-HIPAA-covered data. The full Steering Committee met in Washington...