Liberty’s federated identity standards, along with its privacy and business guidelines, offer a holistic approach on Identity management. Security, confidentiality, and interoperability are three key aspects being addressed, all necessary components for deployments in a distributed healthcare environment.The specifications have been built to support secure participation across multiple platforms, and are based on requirements gathered by organizations representing several vertical industries.

Liberty Healthcare Related Press:

New York Times: Health industry under pressure to computerize

Liberty Alliance Project Responds to RFI from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Road Map to a Digital System of Health Records

Liberty Healthcare Related Documents:

The healthcare challenge
Today’s healthcare environment calls for information sharing on an unprecedented scale.

Responses to Request for Information on ”Development and Adoption of a National Health Information Network” – Prepared for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
> Liberty Response
> Collaborative Response

The Liberty Alliance: Federated Identity in Healthcare
> HTML Format
> PDF Format

Liberty e-Prescription Scenario

Liberty Healthcare Related Events:

Liberty Worksohp: eHealth – April 26, 2006

E-Authentication Initiative: Identity Federation for the Federal Government David Temoshok, Director, Identity Policy and Management, GSA Office of Governmentwide Policy (pdf)

Interoperability and Scalability: Security, Identity Management and Trust in Health Information Exchange Pete Palmer, Security/PKI Architect, Wells Fargo HIMSS RHIO Federation Work Group Lead (pdf)

IHE Cross-enterprise User Authentication Profile, and eAuthentication in the Federated Environment Lori Reed-Fourquet, MS, Principal, e-HealthSign LLC (pdf)

Leveraging Collaboration and Advancing Health IT Interoperability Marc Wine, Program Analyst, Health IT General Services Administration Office of Intergovernmental Solutionn (pdf)

Security and Privacy: Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships William R. Braithwaite, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, eHealth Initiative and Foundation (pdf)

Framework for Strategic Action NHIN, Fostering Regional Collaborations Lammot DuPont, Program Manager, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services. (pdf)

Check back regularly for future events

Other Featured Verticals:

Mobile – The Liberty Alliance has gained wide acceptance across many industries from around the globe. This acceptance is particularly well represented in the mobile space, where Liberty is recognized as the de facto standard for identity services.. Read More

The Identity Theft Prevention Group – The Liberty Alliance Project, a global consortium for open identity standards and identity-based Web services has formed a cross-organizational work group focused exclusively on curbing misuse of identity theft information. Read More


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