Responding to Sweeney

I am again discussing the privacy comments from Dr. Latanya Sweeney. She testified to Congress that both the NHIN CONNECT and NHIN Direct security models where flawed. Figure 2(b) summarizes concerns about these two designs. The NHIN Limited Production Exchange … Continued

The Power of Push

Hi, The NHIN Direct network has been criticized for lacking relevance for health information exchange. Specifically, Latanya Sweeney has submitted testimony to congress which has nothing good to say about either NHIN project. The paragraph I want to highlight says: … Continued

The Burden of Trust

Hi, I am a vocal participant on the NHIN Direct Security and Trust working group. Its a perfect place for me. I love Open Source healthcare, but my background was in InfoSec… and we never really forget our first love.. … Continued

Trust but Verify and Trust but Fork

I have enjoyed participating in the National Dialogue about Health IT. One of the challenges put forward to my suggestion that decision makers should insist on FOSS in Health IT, was the following comment:  in terms of privacy, there’s nothing … Continued