If the technology is coming, can the seminars be far behind?One series of regional conferences on the issue of securing patient information on the Internet is scheduled in early 1997, sponsored by Boca Raton, Fla.-based Millennial Group and Vanderbilt University. Millennial is an advisory firm that specializes in healthcare information innovations.The first conference is planned Jan. 9 and 10 on the Vanderbilt campus in Nashville, Tenn. The conference will a ddress:
The kind of protection the public expects.
The ethical issues involved. Standards necessary for such an undertaking.
Responsibilities, liabilities and vulnerabilities.
Technology to enable secure message exchanges.
Need to know vs. right to know.
Potential competitive advantages for early adopters.