privacy officer

privacy officer

(prī′vĭ-sē ŏf′ĭ-sĭr)
The health care administrator responsible for safeguarding patient confidentiality at a clinic or hospital. Under regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the privacy officer oversees institutional privacy policies, procedures, and rules.
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TM], a breakthrough approach to secure data collaboration, today announced that data privacy and cybersecurity expert, Russell Schrader, has joined the company as general counsel and chief privacy officer.
According to a report from law firm Mayer Brown, 21 percent of organizations have neither a chief privacy officer (CPO) nor a chief information officer (CIO).
com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Morris Landau, JD, MHA, LLM, Privacy Officer, Premise Health will speak at the Knowledge Congress' webcast entitled: “Cloud Data Security and Its Impact on Healthcare Providers: An Update Live Webcast.
NYSE: IBM) appointed Christina Peters, a lawyer, as its second Chief Privacy Officer, responsible for the global company's information policy and practices.
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Facebook has created two new corporate privacy officer jobs soon after a US regulator forced the social networking giant to overhaul its privacy policy.
The Health and Human Services Department (Washington) has named Joy Pritts, an assistant research professor at Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute, as chief privacy officer for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
As part of its continuing efforts at protecting data privacy and security, Acxiom Corporation has made several significant leadership appointments, with Chief Privacy Officer Jennifer Barrett being named Global Privacy Officer.
Homeland Security's first privacy officer steps down.
Neither Lance Choy, director of the center, nor Susan Weinstein, university privacy officer, would say more about the event or the investigation, citing security reasons.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has appointed 20 members to its Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, whose task it is to advise the DHS Secretary and Chief Privacy Officer "on programmatic, policy, operational, administrative, and technological issues within the DHS that affect individual privacy, as well as data integrity and data interoperability," according to the committee's charter.
corporations seem to demonstrate a "strategic" view of privacy, by creating a management position for the implementer of policies, the "chief privacy officer (CPO).
About three-quarters of Canadian companies assigned a senior executive as their privacy officer, compared to half of U.