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09.25.09

Presentation by His Excellency Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

By O'Neill Institute

On September 25, the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University welcomed His Excellency Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Minister of Health of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Minister Tedros visited to honor Ambassador Mark R. Dybul, O’Neill Institute Distinguished Visiting Scholar and Co-Director of the Global Health Law Program for […]

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09.24.09

IOM Letter Report – Health Care and Disasters

By O'Neill Institute

Institute of Medicine committee, chaired by Faculty Director Lawrence O. Gostin, releases letter report providing guidance to state and local health agencies and health care facilities regarding the standards of care that should apply during disaster situations. Full Press Release » Guidance for Establishing Crisis Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations: A Letter Report »

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08.23.09

HHS Releases Reports on Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration (HISPC)

By O'Neill Institute

As part of the Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration (HISPC), the Department of Health and Human Services released a compendium of reports detailing variations in state law, business practices and policy related to privacy and security and the electronic exchange of health information. O’Neill Distinguished Scholar Joy Pritts authored four of these reports, with […]

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