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 Shares Health Care Privacy Expertise with IAPP and AzHHA

Kristen Rosati shared her expertise on Big Data and health care privacy with a joint meeting of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association on Sept. 29. Named the Best Lawyers® Phoenix Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” for 2014 and 2017, Kristen is one of the foremost HIPAA compliance attorneys in the nation. Her presentation shed light on a question facing many health care organizations today: how to share “Big Data” in an era of clinical integration. She explored statutory and regulatory privacy restrictions for data sharing arrangements including HIPAA, federal substance abuse treatment regulations, and state health information confidentiality laws....

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