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 Laws

Melissa discussed how federal and state privacy regulations can make integrating behavioral and physical health information tricky, offering practical solutions for navigating the process and ensuring record management compliance.

Melissa focuses her practice on HIPAA and 42 C.F.R. Part 2 compliance data breaches and OCR investigations, electronic health records and health information exchanges, compliance with opioid treatment laws and regulations, data sharing for research and clinical integration, and clinical research compliance and contracting. 

About AzHIMA

AzHIMA is Arizona’s chapter of the American Health Information Management Association. With more than 800 members, AzHIMA provides continuing education for health information management professionals.

Learn more about the annual meeting here.