Joint Meeting Of The Health Information Protection Taskforce And States Participating In The Health Information Security And Privacy Collaboration

What: The Health Information Protection Taskforce of the State Alliance for e-Health and states participating in the Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration (HISPC) will meet to discuss common issues faced by states in the areas of privacy and security in e-Health.  The Health Information Protection Taskforce will discuss preliminary recommendations it is considering advancing to the State Alliance for e-Health and seek the input of the states participating in HISPC.

When: June 18 and 19, 2007
June 18th: 8:30 am – 5:15 pm
June 19th: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Where: GRAND HYATT
1000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC
Tel: 202-582-1234

The agenda is attached to this meeting announcement.  Meeting materials and additional information may be provided on the State Alliance for e-Health’s (State Alliance) web site (www.nga.org/center/ehealth) during the week of the taskforce meeting. Taskforce meetings are open to the public, but seating is limited to up to 75 audience observers. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. There is no registration required to attend the meeting. A photo I.D. is required to attend the meeting. The public will have the opportunity to provide comments at the end of the meeting. The taskforce meeting will not be web cast. However, the National Governors Association (NGA) will make meeting transcripts and other relevant meeting materials available on the State Alliance web site. If you have special needs for the meeting, please contact (202) 624-5371.

The National Governors Association (NGA) is the collective voice of the nation’s governors and one of Washington, D.C.’s most respected public policy organizations. NGA provides governors with services that range from representing states on Capitol Hill and before the administration, to developing policy reports on innovative state programs and hosting networking seminars for state government executive branch officials. The NGA Center for Best Practices focuses on state innovations and best practices on issues that range from education and health to technology, welfare reform, and the environment. For more information about NGA and the Center for Best Practices, please visit http://www.nga.org.