Wiggin and Dana Health Care Partner Appointed Chairperson of Advisory Committee on Patient Privacy and Security

January 5, 2012

Hartford – Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman has appointed Wiggin and Dana Health Care Partner Michelle Wilcox DeBarge as chairperson of the Health Information Technology Exchange of Connecticut Board of Directors' Advisory Committee on Patient Privacy and Security.

The Advisory Committee is tasked by its enabling legislation to "monitor developments in federal law concerning patient privacy and security relating to health information technology," and to "report to the Board on national and regional trends and federal policies and guidance set forth in this area."

Ms. DeBarge chairs Wiggin and Dana's Health Information Technology, HIPAA and Clinical Research Regulation and Compliance Practice Groups.