PRIVACY & SECURITY
Patient privacy and data security are essential components of Healthconnect’s HIE network. Through a collaborative process with patients, physicians, hospitals and other stakeholders, Healthconnect has developed policies and procedures to govern the privacy and security of the electronic exchange of patient information within the Healthconnect network.
For information about privacy and security issues, please refer to the following links:
Texas Health Services Authority – the state agency overseeing the health information exchange program
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology: Privacy and Security – the federal agency overseeing the health information exchange program