2012 Health Privacy Summit

2nd International Summit on the Future of Health Privacy

 Is there an American Health Privacy Crisis?



Over 40 leading health-privacy experts from around the globe gathered in Washington for the 2nd International Summit on the Future of Health Privacy to discuss the urgent privacy issues raised by emerging health technologies. Experts from the U.S. government, the private sector, and academia explored the new laws and regulations, data exchanges, secondary uses of health data and social media platforms that threaten the privacy of patients here and abroad. The summit also examined new policies including the Consumer Bill of Privacy Rights and the EU Draft Regulation on the Protection of Individuals with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data and on the Free Movement of Such Data.

Louis D. Brandeis Privacy Awards

During the Summit’s Celebration of Privacy, Patient Privacy Rights recognized the first recipients of the Louis D. Brandeis Privacy Award. Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX) and Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA) were recognized for their roles as leading congressional privacy advocates and Alan Westin, Emeritus Professor of Public Law and Government with Columbia University’s Department of Political Science and Ross Anderson, Professor in Security Engineering, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory were recognized for their groundbreaking work in the field of consumer data privacy and security.

Summit Materials

2012 Health Privacy Summit Agenda (pdf)

2012 Health Privacy Summit Speakers (pdf)

Videos (Links to PPR’s YouTube page)

Sponsors & Partners (pdf)

Summary Report – Prepared by by Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center (SURVIAC) for the U.S. Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC). (pdf)