Privacy, Roe vs Wade, Evolution of the Metaverse and future of Healthcare Data Protection

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December 14
2:35 pm PST
1 hour
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American legal context to protect healthcare data is covered by HIPAA, which hasn’t been updated since 2003. While most of the world either faces worse legal privacy conditions or suffers from lack of data protections, Europe has recently expanded the definition of “Sensitive data” to include health inferences. As the Metaverse evolves, and America grapples with Post Roe vs Wade reality, what interventions are necessary to protect patients and citizens alike. What role can organizations, regulators, doctors and citizens play at this juncture?

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