Before patients can leverage application programming interfaces to access their healthcare data, as called for in the final Stage 3 electronic health record Meaningful Use rule, there are privacy and security issues that must be addressed.

Those are among the challenges that a new Health IT Policy Committee task force is attempting to tackle. The API task force, co-chaired by Harvard Medical School research faculty member Josh Mandel, M.D., and Cerner’s Director of Health Policy Meg Marshall, held its first two meetings last week to lay out the group’s agenda and work plan.

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