Clark Hill Attorney David Ries to Present at ABA’s 16th Annual Conference on Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law – Lake Buena Vista, FL - March 6, 2015

Feb 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - Clark Hill Attorney David G. Ries will be speaking at ABA’s 16th Annual Conference on Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on March 6, 2015.  Ries will speak on “The Ethics of Mobile Computing: Protecting Client and Health Data Outside the Office.” 

Mobile technology provides great benefits for attorneys and their clients as smartphones, laptops, tablets, and cloud-based services have quickly become basic tools for today’s lawyer. Practicing anywhere, at any time, is now a reality. With these benefits, however, come great risks, particularly in the area of confidentiality.

Heightened security practices are necessary to meet ethical standards and legal requirements.

This session will explore: Competence and confidentiality in the use of mobile technology, ethical and legal duties to safeguard data special requirements for personal health information, including HIPAA, securing and managing mobile devices, basic encryption, secure wireless communication, security considerations in file sharing and synchronization, safely using cloud services.

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Ries focuses his practice in the areas of environmental, commercial and technology law and litigation. He has used computers in his practice since the early 1980s and he has more than 39 years of experience in these areas and has frequently lectured and written on them for legal, educational, and professional groups. Ries has recently addressed in his practice and speaking such current issues as information security and privacy, environmental site remediation, challenges to penalties, admissibility of expert opinions, e-discovery and environmental forensics.

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