With only a few months left before the landmark California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) takes effect, yesterday the California Attorney General announced Proposed Regulations implementing the CCPA. By way of background, the CCPA comes into effect January 1, 2020 and will put some of the strictest guidelines the US has seen regarding the collection and processing of personal information of California residents. While the law addresses the processing of personal information of California residents, the CCPA is likely to have far reaching impacts on businesses across the nation, including New York-based businesses. The text of the CCPA can be found here.
In the healthcare sector, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the way hospitals, providers and insurers do business. AI platforms offer the promise of more efficient detection, diagnosis and treatment, improved clinical workflows to increase patient time with providers, and broader reach of clinical services. One challenge is balancing the massive amounts of clinical data needed to inform AI with individual privacy and control of sensitive information.