On May 18, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a proposed rule that would expand the existing Health Breach Notification Rule (HBNR) to cover health applications (apps) and other similar technologies. Given the rapid evolution of the health technology industry since the HBNR was issued in 2009, the FTC has expressed concern that the
Eleanor (Miki) A. Kolton has wide-ranging legal, administrative and management experience in medical practice law; HIPAA, Stark, Medicare and CMS regulations; with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC); and other civil and administrative law areas. She possesses executive corporate experience and broad clinical background in a variety of health care settings, including the ability to understand scientific and medical community cultures, business challenges and concerns.
Prior to joining the firm, Miki acted as a consultant to XCEL Healthcare and served as Executive Director of Pharmaceutical Programs and Director of Quality Improvement and Risk Management at OPTIONS Health Care, Inc. She holds a master's degree in nursing and is licensed to practice nursing in Virginia.