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Square Peg in a Round Hole: Data Privacy and Security Laws and Standards Meet Medicine 2.0

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This presentation addresses in brief questions about the US health care data privacy security and data breach notification regulatory scheme known as HIPAA, its application to the Medicine 2.0 environment, and how it might be re-imagined — to give you a glimpse of what works, what doesn’t – what’s broken, what can be fixed, and how it might be fixed in a way that makes sense for the health care system and for patients.

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This presentation addresses in brief questions about the US health care data privacy security and data breach notification regulatory scheme known as HIPAA, its application to the Medicine 2.0 environment, and how it might be re-imagined — to give you a glimpse of what works, what doesn’t – what’s broken, what can be fixed, and how it might be fixed in a way that makes sense for the health care system and for patients.

Listen and Learn!

 


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DAVID HARLOW is Principal of The Harlow Group LLC, a health care law and consulting firm based in the Hub of the Universe, Boston, MA. His thirty years’ experience in the public and private sectors affords him a unique perspective on legal, policy and business issues facing the health care community. David is adept at assisting clients in developing new paradigms for their business organizations, relationships and processes so as to maximize the realization of organizational goals in a highly regulated environment, in realms ranging from health data privacy and security to digital health strategy to physician-hospital relationships to the avoidance of fraud and abuse. He's been called "an expert on HIPAA and other health-related law issues [who] knows more than virtually anyone on those topics.” (Forbes.com.) His award-winning blog, HealthBlawg, is highly regarded in both the legal and health policy blogging worlds. David is a charter member of the external Advisory Board of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network and has served as the Public Policy Chair of the Society for Participatory Medicine, on the Health Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association and on the Advisory Board of FierceHealthIT. He speaks regularly before health care and legal industry groups on business, policy and legal matters. You should follow him on Twitter.
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