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Health Care Beat is brought to you by Seyfarth's cross-disciplinary health care team. Each Beat will focus on key industry and legal trends, while identifying practical takeaways for organizations across the health care industry. Episodes will provide listeners with timely and insightful commentary on a variety of health care topics from a range of experts and thought leaders in this space.

This episode of Health Care Beat is the first in a two-part series focusing on privacy and security risks for health care organizations. Scott Carlson, chair of Seyfarth’s eDiscovery & Information Governance practice and co-chair of the firm’s global Privacy and Security team, along with Kathleen McConnell, member of Seyfarth’s Commercial Litigation and Data Science & Analytics groups join hosts Heather Claus and Chris DeMeo for a discussion about the impact of technology on the health care industry and its ability to effectively manage, maintain, and protect individual data.

The group also highlights Seyfarth’s recent participation in a five-part docuseries, produced by the American Health Law Association, titled, "Health Law Disruption: Cybersecurity and Emerging Data Risks," Throughout the series, health law experts from Seyfarth and other firms are featured and discuss important issues and trends in this space, from how to mitigate risk and regulatory compliance, to litigation tactics, and more. Seyfarth's content can be viewed here.

Also, click here to access and download Seyfarth’s “50-State Survey of Health Care Information Privacy Laws.”