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

Kristen Rosati Educates National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine about Patient Rights and Data Privacy

Looking to help oncology workshop attendees understand updates to patient privacy and data rights, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine turned to prominent “Big Data” and HIPAA compliance attorney Kristen Rosati. Kristen spoke during the two-day event: “Opportunities and Challenges for Using Digital Health Applications in Oncology: A Workshop.” Her presentation, “Legal Considerations – Patient Privacy and Data Security,” focused on ethical, security, governance, and payment issues with digital health applications and taught attendees about patients’ right of access to health information and new information blocking and interoperability rules. 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© and Phoenix Health Care “Lawyer of the Year,” Kristen has deep experience in data sharing for research and clinical integration initiatives, health information exchange, and clinical research privacy. She is...

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

Kristen Rosati Selected for AHLA’s Newest Fellowship Class

Leading health care attorney, Kristen Rosati, is one of seven elected as the American Health Law Association’s (AHLA) newest Fellows.  This honor recognizes career-long achievements, contributions and tenure with AHLA, and continuing service and leadership in the legal profession.  AHLA Fellows are ambassadors for the Association and serve as role models and mentors to current members. As a Past President, Member of the Board of Directors, and member of numerous AHLA programs planning committees, Kristen will be an outstanding addition to this esteemed group. “We truly had an impressive slate of candidates, which made the selection process a difficult one,” said AHLA President S. Craig Holden. “We greatly appreciate all those who expressed interest in serving our Association and welcome our newest class of AHLA leaders.” Considered...

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

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

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine invited Kristen Rosati to be on the planning committee for “Changing the Culture of Data Management and Sharing – a Workshop.” Kristen also moderated and spoke at a panel regarding legal barriers to data sharing and how to resolve them. The two-day virtual workshop explored challenges and opportunities for researchers, institutions and funders in establishing data management and sharing practices under the National Institute of Health’s new Data Management and Sharing Policy. Kristen’s presentation examined the legal and ethical issues that may prevent large-scale data sharing, including evolving laws on de-identification of health data. Kristen is considered one of the nation’s leading “Big Data” and HIPAA compliance attorneys. She offers deep experience in data sharing for research and clinical...

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

Melissa Soliz Informs Medical Practice Compliance Alert Readers about Interoperability and Clinical Notes

Under the new interoperability rules, health care providers should be prepared to share electronic health information — including clinical notes — with patients who request it. Medical Practice Compliance Alert recently turned to health care compliance attorney Melissa Soliz to help readers understand this requirement. Working closely with community health information exchanges, health care providers and health plans, Mel helps create compliance programs that meet new interoperability requirements. Industry outlets frequently turn to her for insight and she has been active in state and federal policy making on data privacy and health information exchange issues. Read the full article here. The article originally appeared in Medical Practice Compliance Alert, the authoritative leader on all things compliance....

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Karen Owens Advises Hospitals on Attracting Physician Leaders to Peer Review Committees

Karen Owens Advises Hospitals on Attracting Physician Leaders to Peer Review Committees

Serving on hospital peer review committees can be time-consuming, difficult work — sometimes making it hard to attract physicians to serve. Drawing on her years of advising hospital and medical staff leadership, Karen Owens educated Hospital Peer Review readers on how to attract health care professionals to peer review committees. Karen explained that physicians may be convinced to participate in staff self-governance for many reasons, including good citizenship, a desire to lead, camaraderie, or even curiosity. Transforming staff members into leaders takes ongoing cultivation over the course of months or years. Karen encouraged hospitals to develop physician and nurse champions to provide encouragement and tools to bring their peers into committee service. Additionally, she said an efficient committee is an attractive one —having committee processes that...

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

Kristen Rosati’s AHLA & AzSHA Presentations Highlight 2020 Health Care Law Developments

At the annual American Health Law Association (AHLA) Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute, Kristen Rosati educated industry professionals on the numerous legal developments 2020 brought to the health care industry. She also shared her “Year in Review” presentation at the Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys’ (AzSHA) February meeting. During these presentations, Kristen focused on significant legal updates resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and a wave of regulations passed during the Trump Administration’s waning days. She provided health care lawyers with an overview of several topics related to the pandemic, including new legislation, the rapid rise of telemedicine, claims and developing immunity, and financial relief for providers and attendant risks. Her presentation also explored health care reform, including significant Supreme Court decisions and the status of the...

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