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EHC Program Requesting Public Comment on Evidence Map on Home and Community-Based Services

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ’s) Effective Health Care (EHC) Program has an opportunity to support the development of a review entitled, “Evidence Map on Home and Community-Based Services.” This technical brief aims to survey the current body of literature concerning home and community-based services, focusing on interventions, target populations, outcomes, person-centered approaches, pertinent quality measures, and to… (Marceno, February 28, 2024) #Health Equity, #Home Health, #Long-Term Care

President Biden Issues Executive Order to Protect Sensitive Personal Data from Countries of Concern; Forthcoming NPRM Will Outline Regulatory Framework and Exemptions

President Biden issued an Executive Order (EO) aimed at safeguarding Americans’ sensitive personal data from exploitation by countries of concern. This order represents a significant step to enhance data security and prevent large-scale transfers of personal data to such countries. The focus lies on protecting various forms of sensitive information, including genomic, biometric, health, geolocation, and financial data, among others…. (Colocho, February 28, 2024) #Health Information Technology, #Privacy

NIST Releases Version 2.0 of Cybersecurity Framework; Update Includes Expanded Scope and New Cybersecurity Function

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released version 2.0 of its Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), marking a significant update since its inception in 2014. The new version expands the framework’s applicability to all organizations, irrespective of their industry or size, aiming to help manage and reduce cybersecurity risks effectively. NIST unveiled the initial draft of the revised Cybersecurity Framework… (Colocho, February 27, 2024) #Health Information Technology