One Thursday a month starting in February and running through June, Norton Rose Fulbright will host a series of informative webinars on hot topics covering transactional, regulatory, and tax related developments critical for hospitals, academic medical centers, universities, technology companies partnering with healthcare providers, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and others.
February 15 | Data privacy and security: Concerns and best practices for life sciences & healthcare companies
The risks and legal/regulatory framework surrounding the privacy and security of healthcare data continue to shift and evolve. Since 2003, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has received over 171,000 HIPAA complaints and has investigated and resolved over 25,000 cases by requiring changes in privacy practices, corrective actions, or providing technical assistance. To date, OCR has settled or imposed penalties in 53 cases totaling $75,229,182.00. Join us and learn how to best comply with HIPAA and avoid being a statistic.