CHIEF PRIVACY AND SECURITY COUNSEL
Robyn Sterling Eckerling serves as Allscripts’ VP, Chief Privacy and Security Counsel where she regularly counsels on a wide range of matters that include state and federal data privacy and security compliance, data breach response, and international privacy and security. Prior to joining Allscripts, Robyn served as a HIPAA specialist and Chief Privacy Officer for a Fortune 250 Company. Additionally, Robyn worked for large international law firms where she worked on transactional matters including representing hospitals, dental management companies, and pharmaceutical, medical device and nutritional supplement companies. She also represented private equity funds and other health care company investors in mergers, acquisitions and other complex health care transactions. In addition to transactional work, she regularly advised clients on regulatory and compliance matters, including data privacy, data breach preparedness, HIPAA, fraud and abuse laws, as well as the promotion of pharmaceutical products and medical devices.
Robyn began her career at the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General. She holds a BA from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in History and Political Science, a JD from Chicago-Kent College of Law, a Master of Public Health from Boston University where she served as the Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights Fellow and a Certificate in Business Practices from Northwestern University.