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Knet 5 – Enforcement Trends in Healthcare Privacy. HIPAA – from a regulatory perspective and what the law requires

Iapp KnowledgeNet IL

Data Protection & Privacy Pros Forum

Enforcement Trends in Healthcare Privacy

Schedule and Program

  • 14:45 – 15:00 – Welcome Reception.
  • 15:00- 15:10 – Welcome note – Dan Or-Hof – Tel Aviv KnowledgeNet Chapter Chair
  • 15:00 –16:00 “HIPAA Essentials: What non-U.S. Businesses Need to Know.”

Michelle Wilcox DeBarge | Jody Erdfarb |Wiggin and Dana

This program will review HIPAA basics, including who is subject to the law from a regulatory perspective and what the law requires. It will explore how a non-US company may be caught in the HIPAA net based on its contractual relationships, even if it is not directly subject to the law. The program will also discuss some of the differences between HIPAA and the GDPR and offer perspectives from an operational perspective on integrating HIPAA compliance with other privacy and security obligations.

  • 16:00 -16:15 – Networking Refreshment Break
  • 16:15–17:00 – “The new UK code of conduct for data-driven health and care technology”

Beverley Zabow | Zabow Law firm

In September, the UK government published an initial code of conduct for data-driven health and care technology for comments. This is of particular interest and relevance to us in Israel as in March 2018, the Israeli cabinet approved a national digital-health program.

  • 17:00 -17:30 – Q&A – Round table Discussion

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Where and When

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. – headquarters


November 1 | 2018 | 03:00PM

About the Speakers

Michelle Wilcox DeBarge​

Michelle DeBarge is a partner with the firm of Wiggin and Dana. She chairs the HIPAA Practice Group, co-chairs the Cybersecurity and Privacy Group, and is a member of the Health Care Department and Life Sciences Group. Michelle holds the certifications of CIPP/US (Certified Information Privacy Professional/US) and CIPP/E (Certified Information Privacy Professional/ Europe) granted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Jody Erdfarb

Jody Erdfarb is Counsel in the firm’s Health Care Department. She is a member of both the HIPAA Practice Group and the Cybersecurity and Privacy Group. She advises a wide range of healthcare providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health care agencies, dental practices, behavioral health providers, and individual practitioners on a broad range of issues including compliance, fraud and abuse, HIPAA, patient care, regulatory, and corporate matters.

Beverley Zabow

Beverley Zabow is a co-founder of the firm Barkan-Lev and Zabow. She holds CIPP/E (Certified Information Privacy Professional/ Europe) granted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, is a member of the Israel Bars’ GDPR committee and heads the Hi-tech lawyer’s on-line forum.

About Us

The IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. One of the IAPP activities (among many) is the knowledgeNet chapters – local activities.

Or-Hof Technology & IP law proud to manage and promote The Israeli KnowledgeNet Chapter and to enhance the data protection and privacy activities in Israel.

Data privacy is an enormous issue in a world where people and organizations rely on innovative services and devices. All the more, privacy and healthcare has become increasingly commonplace to ascribe important health-related privacy interests.

Our next meeting will explore the new trends in healthcare privacy.

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