On Friday, June 8, 2012, Patricia Flatley Brennan, R.N., Ph.D., Project HealthDesign national program director, testified before members of the federal Meaningful Use Workgroup, as well as other members of the HIT Policy and Standards Committees and ONC.
Dr. Brennan's testimony focused on the business and technology challenges related to the incorporation of patient-generated data into the clinical electronic health record (EHR). Nikolai Kiriekno, co-project director for the Project HealthDesign Chronology.MD team, also testified during the hearing. His testimony focused on the need for standards for dynamic patient-engagement on mobile devices, as well as the need for access to open APIs in the EHR. Deven McGraw, J.D., M.P.H., Project HealthDesign regulatory and assurance advisory group member testified about related privacy and security challenges, and drew upon the experience of Project HealthDesign's five current grantee teams.
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