SESSION 1 — 52 mins, credit 0.75 | 0.75 ethics
Legal Ethics Challenges in the World of Healthcare Cyberthreats: Law, Technology and Professional Responsibility for Healthcare Lawyers (Apr 2017)
Cyber intrusions—hacking, ransomware, and other threats—make daily headlines, and a growing number of them are aimed at healthcare organizations. Technology-driven crises also pose significant professional responsibility challenges for healthcare lawyers as they prepare to help their clients respond to tomorrow’s cyberthreats today. Data breaches, disclosure issues and, of course, that really unfortunate tweet may involve an interconnected web of thorny legal, technological, and ethical issues. Hear a discussion of the latest cyber risks facing healthcare organizations and key legal ethics challenges in responding to them, along with other ethics and professional responsibility issues facing dial-up healthcare lawyers in a broadband technology world.
Originally presented at: Apr 2017 Health Law Conference