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Professor Terry Takes Part in Panel Discussion in DC
Professor Nicolas P. Terry was part of a panel discussion on behalf of the group Patient Privacy Rights (PPR). The panel, titled “Health Care, the Cloud, and Privacy,” was held at noon on January 7, 2013, in Washington, D.C.
The panel explored health care privacy challenges posed by cloud computing. Professor Terry was joined on the panel by Joy Pritts, chief privacy officer of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Deborah C. Peel, MD, founder and chair of Patient Privacy Rights; and Lillie Coney, associate director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
PPR’s mission is to ensure the patient’s right to control medical privacy in order to protect patients’ jobs and opportunities.
Professor Terry is the Hall Render Professor of Law and co-director of the William S. and Christine S. Hall Center for Law and Health.