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Mintz Attorney Kimberly J. Gold to Speak at American Health Lawyers Association’s Current HIT Challenges Conference

Kimberly J. Gold, an attorney in the Health Law Practice of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., will participate in a panel discussion at the Current HIT Challenges Conference presented by the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). The conference will take place Friday, March 28 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Ms. Gold’s panel is entitled, “The mHealth Revolution: A Clash of Innovation and the Law.” In this session, panelists will discuss the mHealth technological landscape, the FDA regulatory framework for mHealth technologies, and the importance of intellectual property, licensing, and security in mHealth.

AHLA’s Current HIT Challenges Conference will cover mHealth, big data and HIPAA compliance. The program will address the myriad issues facing lawyers, privacy and security officers, compliance officers, and others who must advise their clients and institutions on health information technology challenges. 

Ms. Gold’s practice focuses on regulatory and transactional matters, including compliance, privacy and security, mergers and acquisitions, and fraud and abuse. She has extensive experience in the areas of privacy and security of patient information under HIPAA and state laws. Ms. Gold has prepared compliance programs, privacy policies, and business associate agreements, and has counseled clients on breach notification requirements. She also represents clients in the health information technology area and has counseled mobile app companies on privacy and FDA regulatory issues, startup funding and organization, and agreements with third parties. Additionally, Ms. Gold is Chair of the Emerging Uses Affinity Group of the AHLA Health Information Technology Practice Group.

Attorneys in Mintz Health Law Practice, many of whom have held senior government positions or served as in-house counsel, represent for-profit and non-profit, domestic and international companies in connection with a wide variety of business and legal transactions, challenges and issues that they confront both on a daily basis and in bet-the-company matters. Clients span the full spectrum of the industry, including hospital systems, managed care organizations, laboratories, long-term care providers, durable medical equipment suppliers, behavioral health companies, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, retail pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers.