Jenner & Block

“Big Data and HIPAA—What Can You Share,” NACUA Annual Conference

Jenner & Block Special Counsel Heidi L. Wachs moderated a panel discussion at the NACUA Annual Conference in Chicago on June 27, 2017. Ms. Wachs and the other panelists discussed the practical risks and implementation challenges for big data initiatives as well as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant pathways for disclosing health data for big data initiatives. The panel discussion took place on the third day of the four-day conference.

Ms. Wachs is a member of the firm’s Privacy and Information Governance Practice.  A nationally recognized leader in privacy, breach response and data security compliance, her wealth of experience includes serving as a privacy researcher and as chief privacy officer of a major university.