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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