June 22, 2021//Dan FabbriLast Updated: July 27, 2021
Operations Director, Jason Williams, MSIT, JD, LLM, CIPP/US, recently published the first article of his three-part thesis series: Security and Privacy of the Integrated Clinical Environment in the Journal of Health Care Finance.
Part I of this thesis series reviews the basic concepts of interoperability and the integrated clinical environment (ICE), the legal and regulatory framework impacting an interoperable ICE, and an overview of the risks associated with the deployment of an interoperable ICE.
Read the full thesis to get an introduction to the basic concepts of the integrated clinical environment and the challenges present. Part II will discuss how privacy and security risks can be addressed through the NIST Privacy Frameworks and privacy engineering concepts.