Cloud Computing: Healthcare IT Models


Friday, January 27, 2012




American Bar Assn
321 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654
United States




noon-1:30 pm

CLE Credits:



The American Bar Association’s section of Science and Technology has scheduled a timely program titled Cloud Computing: Healthcare IT Models on Friday, January 27, at the ABA Headquarters, 321 N. Clark Street in Chicago.

It begins at noon and ends at 1:30 p.m.

Participants will learn to navigate legal technical issues of new and emerging technologies in cloud computing relating to healthcare issues. The panel will examine emerging technologies in electronic health records, personal health records, mobile health, information exchanges, cloud, robotics and beyond. The panelists will provide an overview of some of the healthcare industry’s new models and uses of the cloud.

Attendees will learn some of the operational and legal concerns of working in the cloud; gain an understanding of technology licensing and IP protection from a healthcare perspective; an overview of privacy and security (HIPPA, HITECH Act and state laws); and how use of the cloud can impact interoperability standards, meaningful use and government reimbursement programs.

The moderator is Dominique R. Shelton, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, and the panelists are Lisa Acevedo, Quarles & Brady LLP; Jean Marie R. Pechette, McDermott Will & Emery; and Ericka Watson, lead counsel, global privacy leader, GE Healthcare.

To download a brochure and to register for this program visit


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