Kristen Rosati Addresses “Big Data” Regulatory and Ethical Challenges in Research at University of California Symposium

Ethical and regulatory concerns arise when patient data is used for research. In a presentation for the University of California’s Ethics, Compliance and Audit Symposium, Kristen Rosati broke down common challenges when using “Big Data” in research, providing resources for researchers to understand de-identification practices and improve data governance.  Kristen explained the different compliance requirements for researchers using data gathered under various privacy laws, including HIPAA, 42 C.F.R. Part 2, the Common Rule, the California Consumer Privacy Act, and the European Union General Data Protection Regulation. She also shared best practices for good data governance in research, including prioritizing de-identified information, minimizing the amount of data used, implementing a data use agreement, and more.  Kristen is considered one of the nation’s leading “Big Data” and HIPAA compliance attorneys.  With extensive...

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Kristen Rosati Discusses Privacy in “Big Data” Research at the National Academies of Sciences, National Cancer Policy Forum Workshop

Kristen Rosati Discusses Privacy in “Big Data” Research at the National Academies of Sciences, National Cancer Policy Forum Workshop

Electronic medical records and other “Big Data” technologies have vastly improved medical research capabilities, while also causing concern about the privacy of research subjects. Attorney Kristen Rosati recently discussed these patient privacy concerns in a presentation at the National Academies of Sciences, National Cancer Policy Forum’s workshop on Applying Big Data to Address the Social Determinants of Health in Oncology. One of the nation’s leading Big Data and HIPAA compliance attorneys, Kristen explained the connection among numerous privacy laws, including HIPAA, state privacy laws, and the European Union General Data Protection Regulation, noting differences in how personal health information is handled and de-identified for research purposes.  Kristen has deep experience in data sharing for research and clinical integration initiatives, clinical research compliance, and biobanking and genomic privacy, and is a...

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Kristen Rosati Brings Health Care Data Expertise to National Academies Workshop on Neuroscience Data in the Cloud

Data privacy is key to public trust in sharing health care data for research. Kristen Rosati was recently tapped to plan and speak at the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, Neuroscience Forum Workshop on Neuroscience Data in the Cloud, in Washington, D.C. on September 24.  Kristen moderated the discussion of recommended privacy protection of data in the cloud, including robust discussion of standards for de-identification, the risks of re-identification, the role of individuals consent, and the need to comply with varying regulatory standards in Europe and the U.S.   Kristen is considered one of the nation’s leading “Big Data” and HIPAA compliance attorneys. She has deep experience in data sharing for research and clinical integration initiatives, clinical research compliance, and biobanking and genomic privacy.  Kristen is a Past President...

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Scott Bennett, Marki Stewart Discuss Health Care Technology Trends in Presentation for State Bar of Arizona

Attorneys Scott Bennett and Marki Stewart recently broke down some of the health care community’s hottest legal trends in a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar for the State Bar of Arizona. Scott addressed key developments in privacy law, including the California Consumer Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union. Both laws affect how companies throughout the United States collect and store people’s personal information. Marki discussed key developments in the law related to telemedicine, including physician licensure issues, prescribing medications via telemedicine, reimbursement for telemedicine services, and federal enforcement actions related to telemedicine.  The State Bar of Arizona hosts a wide range of CLE seminars covering legal updates, skills-based workshops, and substantive legal topics. Programs feature local and national speakers including lawyers, judges, physicians, professors,...

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Kristen Rosati and Melissa Soliz Present on GDPR, HIPAA Compliance at Arizona Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting

As healthcare information regulations continue to evolve in the United States and worldwide, Kristen Rosati and Melissa Soliz broke down key considerations regarding data protection, HIPAA compliance, and limitations of medical record information regulations in presentations at the Arizona Health Information Management Association’s (AzHIMA) annual meeting. A Trip Through the GDPR (European Union General Data Protection Regulation) Kristen shared what healthcare companies in the U.S. should understand about the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including how and when it applies to them. Kristen is considered one of the nation’s leading “Big Data” and HIPAA compliance attorneys. She has deep experience in data breaches, health information exchange, data sharing for research and clinical integration initiatives, clinical research compliance, clinical trials contracting, and biobanking and genomic privacy. Integrating Behavioral Health Information: Compliance with 42 CFR Part 2, HIPAA and State Confidentiality...

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Sam Coppersmith Breaks Down Director and Officer Liabilities, Responsibilities in National Business Institute Webcast

In a webinar for the National Business Institute (NBI), Sam Coppersmith discussed the financial constraints and increased liabilities that directors and officers face in both privately held and publicly traded companies. Sam and Michelle Huhnke of Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer, LLP in Chicago discussed how to maintain legal and financial compliance by fully understanding director and officer roles, duties, and liabilities under state law. They shared tips on identifying potential issues proactively and examined top liabilities, including compensation issues, confidentiality, and joint ventures, and analyzed best practices and protocols for self-protection. Sam is a regular speaker for NBI, sharing his expertise on numerous topics related to nonprofit organizations, including best practices in nonprofit governance, operation and policy-making guidance, and intellectual property concerns for nonprofits. He has more than three decades of experience assisting local and national businesses...

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