PUBPOL 552S: Cybersecurity and Health Data Policy


In recent years health data has expanded beyond just clinical and pharmaceutical research data to also include a broad set of information from which health observations can be inferred. This health data landscape change has caused concern that existing health privacy and cybersecurity policy frameworks like HIPAA may need modification. This class will use interactive exercises to analyze the issues of how best to optimize health data public policy for the innovative and ethical use of data to enable better health outcomes and lower costs.