Vimala Devassy

Vimala Devassy

Regulatory Attorney, Partner, BakerHostetler

With nearly 20 years of experience representing healthcare industry professionals and entities, Vimy Devassy provides her clients with an indepth understanding of industry compliance and regulatory issues. She has broad experience structuring complex transactions among healthcare providers, negotiating a broad spectrum of industry relevant contracts, and advising clients on day-to-day regulatory and compliance matters, including fraud and abuse laws and health information laws. Certified as a Health Care Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) as well as an Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Vimy has extensive experience managing issues related to confidentiality, privacy and security of health information, including compliance with the rubric of laws relating to health information privacy such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Her work includes helping clients understand how to align their privacy and information security programs in compliance with applicable laws, respond to potential breach and security incidents, permissibly utilize and share their health data, and navigate complex privacy and security laws as they consider innovative new technologies and business opportunities.

Secure Patient Access to Electronic Health Data: Why is This So Hard?

Vimala Devassy - BakerHostetler, Nicholas Heesters - HHS Office for Civil Rights, Mikki Smith - HHS  •   • 

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