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Kannensohn, Dowdakin Examine HIPAA Compliance Issues in Clinical Research

August 30, 2017

The Aug. 16 edition of Bloomberg BNA’s Medical Research Law & Policy Report features an article by McGuireWoods healthcare partner Kimberly Kannensohn and associate Paige Dowdakin examining when organizations using patient information to support clinical research must comply with federal law protecting privacy and security of medical records.

In the article, the authors explained when these organizations qualify as business associates under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and when their functions fall outside the bounds of the law. Full text of the Medical Research Law & Policy Report article is available here.