Sam Coppersmith Delivers Seminar on Legal Issues for Hospital Trustees at AzHHA Annual Leadership Conference

Attorney Sam Coppersmith was tapped by the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AzHHA) to help hospital trustees navigate their roles during a special presentation at the organization’s Annual Leadership Conference, held Oct. 27-28 in Marana, AZ. “Trustee 101: A Toolkit for New (and Not-So-New) Hospital Trustees” was tailored specifically for new hospital trustees and examines key legal issues likely to face them as they serve their hospitals. These include fiduciary duties, conflicts of interest, nonprofit and public hospital standards, such as community need, tax-exemption, open meeting laws and public finance. Additionally, Sam offered insights on defenses for board members who act in good faith....

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Kristen Rosati on Planning Committee for National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Workshop on Data Sharing

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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