John J. Cooney, Esq. Presents at NYHIMA 81st Annual Conference

Uniondale, Long Island, New York, March 21, 2016 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that partner John J. Cooney, Chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice group, has recently been asked to present at the 2016 New York Health Information Management Association’s 81st Annual Conference.  The conference will be held this June in Melville, NY.

“It is an honor to be selected by such a prestigious association and the topic is certainly timely.  The healthcare industry is fraught with cybersecurity risks that can threaten the reputation and financial health of any practice or entity. Health information management professionals must be diligent concerning the legal and logistical challenges and be able to weigh the risks facing their employer and allocate resources appropriately.” states Cooney.

Attendance is expected to be health information management professionals employed in hospitals, ambulatory care, long-term care, physician office, HMOs and other healthcare settings throughout New York State.

John J. Cooney serves as Partner at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek where he is chair of the Firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice group.  He is also a member of the Firm’s Health Law Department and the White Collar Crime and Investigations practice group.   Mr. Cooney has successfully represented clients in a wide variety of sophisticated criminal and civil cases involving federal and state authorities, including matters involving breach investigations, responses and regulatory defense.  Mr. Cooney is a former United States Marine Corps officer and combat veteran of the Persian Gulf War. After serving his country, Mr. Cooney was trained as a software engineer at Columbia University, and his technical background proves particularly useful in the cybersecurity and data privacy arena as well as in complex fraud investigations and litigation.

For more than 48 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region’s leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients’ success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate & securities, financial services, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment, cybersecurity and data privacy, energy, and trusts & estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.

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