On April 17, 2023, the Washington State Legislature passed the “My Health My Data Act” (WMHMDA or the Act), which took effect for most companies March 31, 2024. Unlike other modern state privacy laws that purport to regulate any collection of “personal data,” WMHMDA confers privacy protections only upon “consumer health data.” This

Greenberg Traurig Data Privacy & Cybersecurity attorneys Gretchen Ramos, Darren Abernethy, and Zachary Schapiro will present the CLE webinar, “U.S. Consumer Health Data Privacy Laws in 2024: Washington’s My Health My Data Act and Related State and Federal Developments,” Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024. State legislatures and the Federal Trade Commission have begun

The risks associated with data collection and processing are at an all-time high. Data protection is a high-stakes game that is difficult to track since there is no universal legal requirement to disclose information related to data breaches. Newly released research from IBM shows that the average global cost of a single data breach in

On Oct. 18, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued two resources for health care providers and patients regarding the potential risks of using telehealth services. Although HIPAA does not require regulated entities to educate patients about these risks, OCR published these guidance documents to assist

Brad M. Rostolsky and Catherine E. Galea, members of Greenberg Traurig’s Data Privacy & Cybersecurity and Health Care & FDA Practices, co-authored a Philadelphia Business Journal “Thought Leadership Forum” article titled “Cybersecurity/AI Forum: Greenberg Traurig.”

Click here to read the full article, published by the Philadelphia Business Journal Oct. 27, 2023. Reprinted with permission.

On April 27, 2023, Washington’s Governor signed Washington’s My Health, My Data Act (WMHMDA or the Act).* Starting March 31, 2024, most entities subject to the Act will have certain obligations toward “consumer health data,”[1] including providing consumers with the right to access their information, withdraw their consent to certain processing, and request the

On April 17, 2023, the Washington State Legislature passed the “My Health My Data Act” (WMHMDA or the Act).* Unlike other modern state privacy laws that purport to regulate any collection of “personal data,” WMHMDA confers privacy protections only upon “Consumer Health Data.” That term is defined to include data that is linked (or linkable)

On April 27, 2023, Washington enacted the “My Health My Data Act” (WMHMDA or the Act). Unlike other modern state privacy laws that purport to regulate any collection of “personal data,” WMHMDA confers privacy protections only upon “Consumer Health Data.” While the Act was promoted as a measure to help protect reproductive and gender affirming

On April 17, 2023, the Washington State Legislature passed the “My Health My Data Act” (“WMHMDA” or “Act”). Unlike other modern state privacy laws that purport to regulate any collection of “personal data,” WMHMDA confers privacy protections only upon “Consumer Health Data.” While the Act was promoted as a measure to help protect

On April 27, 2023, Washington’s Governor signed Washington’s My Health, My Data Act (“WMHMDA” or “Act”). Starting March 31, 2024, most entities subject to the Act will have certain obligations towards consumer health data,[1] including providing consumers with the right to access their information, withdraw their consent to certain processing, and request the deletion