New York, NY, December 21, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Melodi M. Gates, Attorney, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP to Speak at KC’s Event
The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Melodi M. Gates, Attorney, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Cloud Data Security and Its Impact on Healthcare Providers: An Update Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET).
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About Melodi M. Gates
Mel Gates counsels clients in data privacy, cyber security and regulatory compliance matters, helping to achieve an effective balance between data protection and business capabilities. Her experience with healthcare clients ranges from small physician practices to state health information exchanges in developing policies, training employees and meeting HIPAA and HITECH obligations. She has facilitated information security policy development for clients across multiple industries and assists them with understanding the causes and implications of data breaches, hack attacks and other security incidents, providing counsel on notification requirements and other breach response obligations, as well as proactive preventive measures. Prior to joining the legal field, Mel worked in telecommunications and information technology for more than 20 years, most recently serving as chief information security officer (CISO) for Qwest Communications, where she held a “top secret” security clearance, managed information security controls around the world and created a specialized team of technology professionals dedicated to protecting enterprise and customer assets.
About Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world’s strongest integrated legal practices. With 44 offices in 21 countries, the firm is renowned for its local connections and global influence, delivering comprehensive legal services across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. With expertise spanning all key sectors, the firm’s healthcare practice is recognized among the top 10 health law practices by the American Health Lawyers Association. We advise a variety of industry clients across the globe on some of the most important issues affecting their businesses. Our global data privacy & cyber security team advises clients on laws and policies affecting data collection, storage, processing and security, and helps them devise and implement compliant cross-border solutions. We regularly assist clients to develop effective plans for dealing with data breaches and cyber incidents and provide experienced representation when breaches occur. For more information, visit www.squirepattonboggs.com.
Ensuring security and confidentiality of patient’s healthcare data has been the number one priority of Healthcare Providers. One of the best way of safeguarding confidential data and information is the exploitation of Cloud Computing for Healthcare Records.
In a two hour live webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer an overview of the latest trends and best practices with regards to Cloud Data Security and its impact on Healthcare Providers.
Key topics include:
· Electronic Personal Health Information (ePHI)
· Cloud Service Provider
· HIPAA and HITECH Legislative Acts
· Healthcare Regulatory Compliance
· Healthcare Industry Compliance Strategy
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/