Cybersecurity and Emerging Data Risks, a legal documentary series from the American Health Law Association and dBase Media Premieres July 14, 2022


Five-episode series features legal experts discussing vulnerabilities in healthcare data and how healthcare entities can protect themselves from risk

WASHINGTON, DC/ACCESSWIRE/July 14, 2022/ The American Health Law Association (AHLA), a leading health law professional organization, unveils an insightful legal documentary series on health law cybersecurity and health data vulnerabilities in healthcare systems health of the country. Health Law Disruption: Cybersecurity and Emerging Data Risks explores the legal framework that helps protect providers and healthcare systems from emerging threats to their patient data records and other private information. The five-episode series features leading health law experts discussing a myriad of issues ranging from how to mitigate risk and regulatory compliance to litigation tactics, and more, resulting from ransomware and exchanges on the dark web targeting health data.

dBase Media, Thursday, July 14, 2022, Image from press release

The program is presented by the American Health Law Association (AHLA) and produced by dBase Media (DBM), both based in Washington, D.C. AHLA is the nation’s largest nonpartisan educational organization devoted to legal issues in the field health care.

“With the growing vulnerability of healthcare data and the proliferation of ransomware, the healthcare law community must adapt to emerging cybersecurity threats,” said David S. Cade, CEO of AHLA. “This docuseries offers viewers a rich opportunity to learn from the experts about how the health law community can adapt and stay ahead of cybersecurity threats.”

The AHLA docuseries include:

  • Kirk Nahra, Partner at WilmerHale, talks about protecting patient privacy and understanding what is and isn’t covered by HIPAA regulations,

  • Camella Boateng, Vice President of Compliance Operations University of Maryland Medical System, discussing the importance of ensuring vendor compliance and knowing how their systems handle protected data,

  • Ebunola Aniyikaiye, Assistant General Counsel/Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs Homeward Health, exploring why it’s critical to know what data exists, how it’s stored and categorized,

  • Ty Kayam. Digital Health Attorney Microsoft, discussing the many different data sets collected and the different legal frameworks for secondary uses

dBase Media, Thursday, July 14, 2022, Image from press release

dBase Media, Thursday, July 14, 2022, Image from press release

Other featured participants in the series include:

Seyfarth Shaw, a legal advisory, litigation and transactional attorney firm for global clients, discusses the depth and strength of knowledge and experience that make their healthcare group a one-stop-shop for legal needs related to healthcare confidentiality and cybersecurity,

Arnold & Porter, an international firm with nearly 1,000 lawyers in 13 offices, reveals how they solve complex health data problems using an integrated approach to stay at the forefront of clinical, technological and regulatory developments,

Cozen O’Connor, a nationally recognized law firm, explains how its healthcare cybersecurity lawyers work with Cozen O’Connor’s subsidiary business unit, COSECURE, to protect the privacy of patient and healthcare data, as well as to help their customers comply with the myriad of data protection laws. and regulations,

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (, a global law firm for Fortune 100 companies in industrial and financial, commercial and investment banking, high-growth enterprises, government entities, start-ups ups and individuals, talks about preparing for data threats through simulated exercises to demonstrate the safeguards required by regulators.

Watch the full Health Law Disruption: Cybersecurity and Emerging Data Risks here.

About the AHLA:

Excellence in health care requires excellence in health law. The American Health Law Association is the nation’s largest nonpartisan 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to legal issues in health care. We maintain excellence in health law by educating and connecting the health law community. For more information, please visit

About dBase Media:

dBase Media (DBM) has been providing high-resolution filmmaking and digital premiere communications strategy for major trade associations, universities, and global brands since 2001. They apply advanced insights across an omnichannel content delivery network to deliver measurable results to its clients. DBM uses historical trends and predictive analytics to distribute content across highly consumed video platforms such as CTV, YouTube, social media, mobile and desktop, broadcast TV. DBM leverages robust multi-stack software platforms for precise message targeting and complete reporting and insight transparency to track and optimize ROI performance. For more information, contact Mitch Johnson at 703-242-9700 or visit

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