American Conference Institute’s 3rd Annual Health Care Privacy and Security Forum

ACI has designed the third iteration of its Health Care Privacy and Security Forum to help navigate the legal and business complexities associated with HIPAA; HITECH; state privacy and security laws and regulations; and the ever evolving legal and regulatory privacy and security landscape. ACI faculty of privacy and security experts which includes government representatives will walk you through the legal and business challenges associated with the new regulations; HIT infrastructure and EHRs; HIEs; business associates; breach; encryption; enforcement; private law suits; secondary data usage; and international protocols.

Hogan Lovells partners Melissa Bianchi and Paul Otto will present on the following panels:

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

12:15 PM
Navigating the Safe Harbor of Encryption Protections
Paul Otto, Partner, Hogan Lovells

  • Overview of encryption requirements under HITECH
  • Examining the encryption safe harbor for data breach
  • Defining unsecured protected health care information
  • Balancing the cost of encrypting data against not encrypting data
  • Exploring the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidance per HHS guidance
  • Examining encryption protection for mobile devices, i.e. laptops, pin drives, blackberries

3:30 PM
Permissible and Impermissible Secondary Uses of PHI Data Under HIPAA and HITECH
Melissa K. Bianch, Partner, Hogan Lovells

  • Distinguishing between primary and secondary uses of PHI data
  • What can we glean from the HIPAA Privacy Rule, HITECH Amendments and the Omnibus Final Rule regarding permissible and impermissible secondary uses of PHI
  • Understanding how data is being leveraged in health care initiatives
  • Appreciating the term ‘big data” and its implications for HIE

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