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ONC Highlights Privacy and Security of Health Data Report

On August 11, 2015, the Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC) under the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology (ONC) approved the Privacy and Security Workgroup’s (PSWG) privacy and security health big data report. The report, titled “Health Big Data Recommendations” gives recommendations for the application of big data in health care, in addition to addressing privacy and security concerns. ONC published a blog article on September 24, 2015 highlighting the report. The report may be found here.