Ms. Sanders has extensively advised healthcare providers and vendors on requirements of HIPAA Privacy and Security and federal and state Data Breach Notification rules. She also advises businesses of all types regarding compliance with federal and state data breach and identity theft laws. She is experienced in drafting and fine-tuning policies and procedures, reviewing and resolving patient and customer complaints, negotiating business associate and vendor agreements, analyzing business operations for regulatory compliance, and responding to government audits and investigations. She collaborates with information technology experts to conduct security risk assessments and helps healthcare providers and all types of businesses understand and address their privacy, security and cyber risks and prepare for the inevitable security incidents and data breaches.
Before entering private practice, Ms. Sanders served in the New Jersey Department of the Public Advocate and was a licensed social worker prior to joining the legal profession. She is a frequent lecturer and author on health law issues and privacy, security and data breach compliance and response.
“Data Privacy & Security Blog” ( dataprivacysecuritylaw.com ), a Capehart Scatchard blog focusing on current developments in federal and state law addressing privacy, security and data breach and how businesses of all types and sizes can address compliance requirements, Editor.
“Healthcare Law Blog” ( healthcarelawnj.com ), a Capehart Scatchard blog focusing on current developments in health care law, Contributor.
“There’s a Rule for That,” The Chronicle: A Southern New Jersey Development Council Publication, 2018, Vol. 3, The Health Care Edition, Author.
“Due Diligence for Independent Practices: An Introductory Overview,” MDAdvisor, Volume 10, Issue 4 - Fall 2017, Author.
Professional Awards & Honors
Recognized as one of South Jersey’s “Top Attorneys” as published by SJ Magazine
Recognized as one of 25 Women to Watch in South Jersey Business by South Jersey Biz
Classes & Seminars
“What’s in Your Contracts? Identifying & Mitigating Third-Party Risk”, MDAdvantage Enterprise Risk Management Series, April 2018
“Cybersecurity Update,” ASIS International (formerly American Society for Industrial Security), South Jersey Chapter, April 2018
“Privacy & Security Update” - South Jersey Claims Association, February 2018.
“Ask the Experts: HIPAA, Compliance, Risk, Audits” - New Jersey Medical Group Management Association’s 2017 Practice Managers Conference, June 2017.
“Telemedicine Update 2017 - New Jersey Standards and Practice Risks.” Asian Indian Professionals’ Spring Medical Symposium, June 2017.
“HIPAA Update,” Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Health Care Conference, June 2017.
“Is Your Medical Office HIPAA - and Patient - Friendly? (A Practical Approach),” Capehart Scatchard/NJ Medical Alliance Webinar, March 2017.
“Cybercrime: Facts, Threats and Countermeasures,” Rowan University; Presenter with Avasek IT Consulting, NJCCIC, FBI/Newark, and NJ State Police Cyber Crimes Unit, December 2016.
“Cybercrime: Facts, Threats, and Countermeasures: Protecting your critical data Security for legal, medical, and financial industries,” a panel discussion, Rowan University, December 2016.
“Hot Topics in Healthcare Law: Working with Non-Physician Practitioners,” breakfast monthly breakfast seminar series for clients and friends, October 2016.
“Hot Topics in Healthcare Law: Jump-Start Your HIPAA Compliance,” breakfast monthly breakfast seminar series for clients and friends, September 2016.
“Personal Information at Risk- Legal Concerns with Data Breach and Identity Theft,” Camden County Women’s Health Conference, April 2016.
Professional Associations & Memberships
American Health Lawyers Association
New Jersey State Bar Association, Health Law Section
Burlington County Bar Association
New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell
New Jersey Medical Alliance
Southern New Jersey Development Council (Health Care Committee)
Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey (Health Issues Committee)
Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce (Healthcare Issues Council and Technology Council)