(Video) Future Legal & Compliance Considerations: HIPAA, Omnibus, HITECH & More

March 2014 HTRAC Midwest Council Meeting


  • Information/Data Sharing 
  • Big Data / Informatics 
  • Cloud Computing 
  • Data Integrity & Security 
  • Population Management
  • Interoperability 
  • mHealth 
  • Privacy 
  • Telemedicine 
  • Access Management 
  • Compliance 
  • HIE
  • ACOs

Kirk Nahra
Kirk Nahra Partner
Wiley Rein LLP


Partner at Wiley Rein LLP


Kirk J. Nahra is a partner with Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, D.C., where he specializes in privacy and information security litigation and counseling for the health care and financial services industries and others facing compliance obligations in these areas. He is chair of the firm’s Privacy Practice and co-chair of its Health Care Practice. He also works with insurers and health care industry participants in developing compliance programs and defending against government investigations into their practices. A member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, he is the editor of Privacy Advisor, the monthly newsletter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and serves on the Advisory Board for the Health Law Reporter and the Health Care Fraud Report. He was named as the Co-Chair of the Confidentiality, Privacy and Security Workgroup, a panel of government and private sector privacy and security experts advising the American Health Information Community (AHIC) on privacy and security issues arising from health information technology. He has been named an expert practitioner by the Guide to the Leading US Healthcare Lawyers, a leading health care lawyer by The Best Lawyers in America directory and one of the leading privacy ‘hired guns’ by Computerworld.

HealthTech Speaking Presentations:

Future Legal & Compliance Considerations: HIPAA, Omnibus, HITECH & More

Future Legal & Compliance Considerations: HIPAA, Omnibus, HITECH & More


Walter S. Delacruz, Counsel, Moses & Singer, LLP
Robert Tennant, Senior Policy Advisor, Health Informatics, MGMA-ACMPE
Linda Koontz, Senior Principal, Privacy & Strategy, MITRE
Kirk Nahra, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

Session Description: In this session, some of healthcare IT’s legal gurus will address the critical components of new rules that require real change, including impacts to business requirements, breach notification, and new government enforcement capabilities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Corporate Compliance, and Privacy and Data Security Issues
  • The New Impact of HITECH – What’s Different, What Matters and What it Means to You
  • Identifying the Key Areas for Planning and Strategy in the Months Ahead
  • Assessing How to Make the Most of Your Compliance Time
  • Understanding the Implications of the New Omnibus Rule