Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati Co-Authors AHLA White Paper on AI in Healthcare

After planning and moderating a virtual convener session on artificial intelligence in healthcare for the American Health Law Association (AHLA), Kristen Rosati continues to help members understand AI’s applications for health care and dependence on big data strategies through a white paper. Kristen is a co-author of “Designing a Trusted Framework for the Application of AI in Health Care,” a white paper reflecting the opinions and perspectives of more than a dozen thought leaders from government and the health care industry. Topics addressed include data use, FDA regulation, liability, and transactional issues in AI. As one of the nation’s leading “Big Data” and HIPAA compliance attorneys, Kristen has extensive experience in data sharing for research and the development of artificial intelligence, as well as clinical integration, health...

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Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Although health care lawyers are used to a quickly changing regulatory landscape, the past year was exceptional. At the American Health Law Association’s (AHLA) Annual Meeting, Kristen Rosati outlined the field’s most important developments and impacts. A past president of AHLA, recently elected Fellow and nationally recognized leader in health information privacy and security, Kristen covered a variety of topics during the presentation, including: The Biden Administration’s efforts to enforce and expand the Affordable Care Act Groundbreaking Supreme Court decisions on health care reform COVID-related legislation and claims Information blocking and interoperability HIPAA enforcement and data breaches NIH conflicts of interest and foreign influence Drug pricing developments Kristen has served in numerous leadership positions, including president of AHLA from 2013-2014. She is also considered one of the...

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ASU College of Health Solutions Lauds Mel Soliz’s Contributions to MDC Advisory Board

Melissa Soliz Updates AHLA Members on Information Blocking Rule Compliance

With deep knowledge of regulatory health law, Melissa Soliz co-wrote an in-depth member briefing on Information Blocking Rule (IBR) compliance for the American Health Law Association’s (AHLA) professional audience. The article is particularly timely, as compliance enforcement began in April. An invaluable resource for health care attorneys, the briefing provides extensive detail on what the IBR is, who is affected by this regulation, electronic health information implicated by the IBR, practices that implicate the IBR and information blocking exceptions (safe harbors). The briefing also includes how health care providers, health information networks and health IT developers can approach compliance. Co-writers and attorneys Ammon Filmore and Josh Mast offered additional expertise. Mel is frequently consulted for her knowledge related to the IBR; in fact, she presented on the...

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ASU College of Health Solutions Lauds Mel Soliz’s Contributions to MDC Advisory Board

Melissa Soliz Explains How to Implement Compliance with the Information Blocking Rule at the AHLA Virtual Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute Conference

American Health Law Association invited Melissa Soliz to educate health care professionals on compliance with the Information Blocking Rule (IBR) at its virtual Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute Conference. With a regulatory health law practice focusing on compliance with data privacy and patient access laws, Mel has extensive knowledge on how IBR applies in real-world circumstances. The presentation, “Mother, MUST I? Compliance with the Information Blocking Regulations,” clarified the purpose of IBR and the fundamental shift in data strategy — health care providers must share electronic health information (EHI), unless an exception applies. Joined by Ammon Fillmore and Joshua Mast, Mel took attendees through an advanced discussion about how health care providers can implement compliance with IBR. Mel works closely with community health information exchanges, health care...

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Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati Plans and Moderates AHLA Convener Session on AI in Healthcare

On Nov. 2, the American Health Law Association (AHLA) gathered thought leaders from government and the health care industry for a virtual “convener” session to discuss the elements of developing and implementing a trusted framework for artificial intelligence in health care. Kristen Rosati served on the program planning committee and as a moderator for the session, which focused on data use, FDA regulation, liability, and transactional issues in AI. The primary perspectives and ideas from the discussion will be distilled in a white paper, which will be distributed among attendees, AHLA leaders, and the public. As one of the nation’s leading “Big Data” and HIPAA compliance attorneys, Kristen has extensive experience in data sharing for research and the development of artificial intelligence, as well as clinical integration,...

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Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati Provides Overview of COVID-19 Response and Other 2020 Developments at AHLA Fraud and Compliance Forum

At the annual American Health Law Association (AHLA) Fraud and Compliance Forum, Kristen Rosati informed health care lawyers on regulatory developments in 2020, including the public health and statutory responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Kristen’s presentation explored various pandemic-related legislation, including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the CARES Act, and pandemic-related regulatory guidance, such as HIPAA waivers. Kristen also discussed health care reform developments, including litigation over ACA premium stabilization and the Supreme Court decision on health plan coverage of birth control. Finally, Kristen explored the new information blocking regulations and developments in HIPAA enforcement.  Among the nation’s leading HIPAA compliance and “Big Data” attorneys, Kristen brings extensive professional experience to data breaches, health information exchange, data sharing for research and clinical integration initiatives. A former president...

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