William J. Roberts, a partner in Shipman
& Goodwin LLP’s Health Law Practice Group and Chair of the firm’s Privacy
and Data Protection team, has been appointed to serve on the Connecticut Health
Data Collaborative (CHDC) working group. The State’s Commission on Economic
Competitiveness created the group to examine economic growth initiatives for
businesses working in bioscience and related fields, and also make
recommendations for health data access, privacy and security efforts.
Appointed by State Representative William Tong based on
his extensive knowledge and experience, Mr. Roberts focuses his practice on the
intersection of privacy, technology and the law, with a particular emphasis on
the health care sector. He represents health care providers, health insurers
and health information technology firms in matters related to regulatory
compliance, governmental investigations, data breaches and complex contracting.
He also regularly assists clients with establishing compliance programs for
early detection of privacy concerns and guides them in conducting
investigations and providing notifications when a breach has occurred.
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