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Privacy Groups Nominate Privacy Experts to HIT Policy Committee

Fourteen members of the Privacy Coalition joined a letter in support of the nomination of Robert Ellis Smith, Pam Dixon, Dr. Deborah Peel, and Dr. Latanya Sweeney to serve on the Health Information Technology (HIT) Policy Committee. The announcement for the HIT Policy Committee was made in the Federal Register on February 25, with March 6, set as the deadline for nominations. The HIT Policy Committee will make recommendations on the implementation of a nationwide health information technology infrastructure to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.