Deven McGraw, Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy at HHS Office for Civil Rights, has resigned to work in the private sector. She joined a health technology startup focused on “empowering consumers.” Iliana Peters will temporarily fill her position. McGraw had also been working as ONC’s chief privacy officer, a role that will not be filled. McGraw has a rich privacy background and has worked on various health data security initiatives.
The growing integration of digital systems into critical infrastructure opens up new vulnerabilities to cyber threats. High interconnectivity between various national infrastructure systems (transport, healthcare,