Raleigh, NC (December 14, 2010) - Alicia Gilleskie, a partner-elect in Smith Anderson's Corporate Law Practice, was interviewed by a national web talk radio show called "Getting Better Healthcare." In the interview, Ms. Gilleskie addresses what is meant by "privacy" in the healthcare industry and discusses new rules that encourage a shift to a fully-integrated, digitized healthcare system. She also discusses the legal concerns of online patient-doctor communications.
Ms. Gilleskie concentrates her practice in the areas of information privacy and security and intellectual property licensing. She counsels companies in a variety of industries, including health information technology, retail, banking, and Internet and e-commerce. She regularly advises on issues related to the collection and sharing of electronic information, technology development and commercialization, and HIPAA and the HITECH Act.