LAW 480B: Data and Privacy and Cybersecurity in HealthCare

This course provides students with a fundamental understanding of how law, industry standards, and frameworks are utilized to protect individually identifiable health information and data in the United States. The requirements of the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, and other implementing regulations will be covered to provide a baseline legal framework that supports the cybersecurity standards and frameworks utilized by the health care industry. Clinical research as well as privacy and security implications in the development and implementation of emerging health care technology will also be covered.