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CDT Health Privacy Project Director Deven McGraw Honored

CDT's Health Privacy Project Director Deven McGraw today received the HIPAA Summit Distinguished Service Award in recognition of her efforts to address the complex privacy issues associated with the growing use of health IT.

Organizers of the HIPAA Summit said in a statement:

Ms. McGraw is active in efforts to advance the adoption and implementation of health information technology and electronic health information exchange to improve health care. She was one of three persons appointed by Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, to serve on the Health Information Technology (HIT) Policy Committee, a federal advisory committee established in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.