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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This role will go above and beyond the traditional chief privacy officer role to incorporate data strategy and security across products and cloud solutions.
It is essential for companies to recognize and implement privacy and cybersecurity controls to govern the entire lifecycle of company data," said Callahan, former chief privacy officer for the U.
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.
Creating the right staffing model is crucial to the long-term success of privacy programs and central to that is the role of a privacy officer.
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.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that two of its recently-joined employees will now be heading the company's team for all things privacy - with Erin Egan being made the Chief Privacy Office (Policy), and Michael Richter the Chief Privacy Officer (Products).
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.
Most recently, DiBattiste served as general counsel and chief privacy officer at ChoicePoint, which was recently acquired by Elsevier and will become part of LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group.
has named Laura Merten, currently director of Walgreens Health Services' legal department and its privacy officer, as divisional vice president for Walgreens.
She had been director of Walgreens Health Services' legal department and also serves as privacy officer for the parent company.