(Washington, DC – December 5, 2014) – Galileo Analytics co-founder Anna McCollister-Slipp will give testimony today before a meeting of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s Policy Committee’s Privacy and Security Workgroup.

McCollister-Slipp will join a roster of experts on various aspects of big health data. the agenda covers topics ranging from the potential benefits and opportunities of health data to create a learning health system to methods for ensuring patient privacy and security.  McCollister-Slipp will address the workgroup at 2:30 pm EST, providing a patient perspective on concerns about the use of big data in health care.

  • Other speakers during the day include:
  • Rich Platt, Harvard Pilgrim healthcare Institute
  • Steve Downs, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Patti Brennan, University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering
  • Michele DeMooy, Center for Democracy and Technology
  • Mark Savage, Ntional Partnership for Women and Families
  • Khaled El Emam, University of Ottawa
  • Bob Gellman, private consultant
  • Fred Cate, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Deven McGraw, Chair, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
  • Stanley Crosley, Co-Chair, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

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