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Sheba Vine Esq., CIPP/US, Senior Manager in the Global Privacy Office at Exact Sciences Corporation will present Data Privacy in 2021 at the upcoming Virtual HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit 2021 on November 18.
Kathleen W. McNicholas, MD, JD, CHC, CCEP, Consultant and Patient Advocate with Medical Legal Patient Advocacy Inc., will present Ethics and HIPAA: Pivots, Guardrails, and Good Faith at the upcoming Virtual HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit 2021 on November 18.
C. Trey Scott, Coordinating Attorney at Kennedy, Attorneys & Counselors at Law will present Under Pressure: Reporting Requirements with OCR for Breaches at the upcoming Virtual HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit 2021 on November 18.
Iliana L. Peters, Shareholder at Polsinelli, will present Next Level Security Incident Response: Do You Speak IT? at the upcoming Virtual HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit 2021 on November 18.
Rebecca L. Rakoski, managing partner at XPAN Law Partners, and Sajed Naseem, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) from NJ Courts recently presented the webinar “Stop the Insanity! Why Healthcare Organizations Need to Take a New Approach to Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Training.” Rebecca and Saj returned to answer many commonly asked questions from the webinar.
Battlefield Medicine, DNR Directives and Ventilator Allocation in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic
COVID-19 is raising issues around the globe regarding the application of battlefield medicine, the allocation of resources (i.e., ventilators and equipment) and the invocation of universal DNR orders. Interestingly, there is an intersection among mass casualty response, allocation of resources and DNR orders. This article will address battlefield triage medicine, allocation of resources (specifically ventilators) and DNR orders in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.