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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

ATTY. IVY D. PATDU, MD

Deputy Commissioner,

National Privacy Commission

She has been involved in policy development and health research since 2003. Before joining the Commission, she worked with the National Telehealth Center of the University of the Philippines-Manila in establishing legal frameworks for Telemedicine, use of electronic health records, and other eHealth initiatives. She is a member of the National Health Data Privacy Experts Group of the National eHealth Program. She was tapped primarily to assist in the development of the “Privacy Guidelines for the Philippine Health Information Exchange”, one of the first sectoral privacy regulations in the country. She practiced health law, handling risk management for healthcare providers and serving as lawyer for doctors and hospitals. She also practiced clinical forensic medicine as a physician for medico-legal patients. She has contributed in publications through her works in Data Privacy, Physician and Hospital Liability, Health Information Privacy, Telemedicine and e-Health.