Have you heard of HIPAA, but are not sure how it applies to your work?  Are you interested in reducing your data security and privacy risks? On Wednesday, February 8th, in the Biocom Boardroom, Biocom will host a data privacy and security workshop for Bio and Health Tech entrepreneurs and their collaborators. The workshop is supported by the California Health Care Foundation, and facilitated by AcademyHealth.

What to Expect

With a focus on use cases, guidance, and practical takeaways, the workshop will outline your responsibilities and help you navigate the privacy and security rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), including other federal and California privacy and security laws.

In addition, the workshop will review core principles and the key steps required to build a privacy and cybersecurity program for your product(s).

Workshop presenters include:

  • Linda Sanches, Senior Advisor, Health Information Technology and Privacy Policy, U.S. Department Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights
  • Jodi Daniel, Partner, Crowell & Moring, LLP, and the former Director of the Office of Policy in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)

The workshop begins with a networking lunch, where you can connect with other colleagues interested in risk assessment and compliance issues. Space is limited.

Who Will You Meet at the Workshop?

Attendees of the workshop include new market entrants and application developers, investors, and others seeking to learn more about health data privacy and security.