Deven McGraw: Not all app uses subject to HIPAA – FierceEMR

Devin McGraw, the Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy in the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR), spoke at the ABA Health Section’s recent conference and clarified the scope of recent OCR guidance on the applicability of HIPAA to Health Apps. Fierce EMR has a nice summary of her remarks:

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act does not cover all health information, and sometimes–but not always–applies to health apps exchanging data with electronic health records, Devin McGraw clarified last week.

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Professor Brian Ray has extensive experience in eDiscovery, information governance and data privacy. He and Candice Hoke created and serve as Co-Directors of the Center for Cybersecurity and Data Privacy at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where they are Professors of Law. Brian co-founded, with Tim Opsitnick of Jurinnov, the Cleveland eDiscovery Roundtable, an informal group of lawyers, judges and academics that meets monthly to discuss issues surrounding electronic discovery, cybersecurity and data privacy issues. Professor Ray is a member of the Sedona Conference's International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure and Data Security and Privacy Liability Working Groups. Professor Ray also is an expert in international and comparative law. His book, Engaging with Social Rights: Participation, Procedure and Democracy in South Africa's Second-Wave (forthcoming Cambridge 2016) provides a comprehensive analysis of the South African Constitutional Court's social rights decisions. He has served as a Fulbright Scholar in South Africa and has published extensively on the law of human rights.