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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Kristen Rosati Shares Expertise on Biospecimen and Genomic Data Security at Precision Medicine Conference

Kristen Rosati shared her expertise in biospecimen protection and data security at a lecture during Case Western Reserve School of Law’s Legal Challenges in Precision Medicine conference on April 7. Kristen lectured on “Control and Protection of Biospecimens and Genomic Data.” The conference discussed the legal challenges that are emerging as healthcare transitions to the Precision Medicine Initiative® (PMI) model instituted by the Obama administration in 2015. The PMI model entails tailoring health care to each individual’s genetic makeup, among other patient-specific factors. Kristen is a sought-after speaker on health care topics and has been active in national healthcare policy. She is considered one of the nation’s leading HIPAA compliance attorneys and has extensive experience in health information exchange, large data breaches, data sharing, clinical research, biobanking, and...

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Kristen Rosati Shares Biobanking, Big Data and Data Breach Expertise at Three Industry Events

Coppersmith Brockelman attorney Kristen Rosati is considered one of the nation’s leading HIPAA compliance attorneys, and has deep experience in clinical research compliance, biobanking and “Big Data.”  She is a sought-after speaker on each topic, and was recently called upon to share her expertise at the following events: 2017 Southern Arizona Biomedical Research Symposium on Biobanking and Informed Consent: Challenges and Solutions: As keynote, Kristen presented on “The Changing Biobanking Legal Landscape.” The symposium was held at the University of Arizona Cancer Center on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The half-day event focused on the legal and ethical challenges associated with consenting study participants and collecting tissue samples to be stored in biorepositories. Listen to a recording of the seminar here. American Health Lawyers Association’s (AHLA)...

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Az Business Honors Three Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys Among Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona

Kristen Rosati, Kent Brockelman and John DeWulf (pictured left to right) were honored as three of Arizona’s Top 100 Lawyers in 2017 by Az Business magazine. The Top 100 Lawyers are chosen each year from a pool of more than 1,000 attorneys across the state. The final list is based on each attorney’s professional success, impact on their firm, community involvement and impact on the legal community. Kent Brockelman was recognized for labor and employment counseling, labor and employment litigation, and commercial litigation. John DeWulf was recognized for commercial litigation. Kristen Rosati was recognized for health information privacy and security, health information exchange and data sharing for research and clinical integration initiatives, biobanking and genomic privacy. View the full list of 2017 attorneys....

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