The purpose of this committee is to provide guidance for ethical, legal, and social issues to support and advance the mission of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN).
Some of the activities include:
1)Develop tools and resources to address legal practice of health information and exchange, e.g., interstate data exchange, HIPAA guidance
2)Recommend guidelines for NBDPN governance and operations
3)Serve as a resource for NBDPN activities relating to ethical, legal, and social issues