Joyce Chang, Associate

Joyce Chang O'Brien


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San Francisco

Joyce focuses her practice on leading clients through health care regulatory compliance matter. Her extensive background in the legal space at health organizations like Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Stanford Health Care uniquely position her to effectively and masterfully mitigate legal risks for her clients. Joyce specializes in areas such as privacy and security compliance, conducting internal HIPAA audits, advising on the design of software development in relation to monitoring access to EMRs, providing recommendations to hospitals on policies and procedures for high-profile patients, integrating wearable technologies, such as the Watch, into electronical medical records, reviewing IRB protocols for clinical research agreements between academic medical centers and partners, and more.


“Collecting Consumer Information: What You Can Learn From California’s Privacy Protection Initiatives,” American Seniors Housing Association (February 2022)

"Skilled Nursing Facility Weekend Staffing Level and Staff Turnover Rates Made Public by CMS," Senior Housing and Care Law Alert (February 2022)

"California Privacy Rights Act – What's Next?," Senior Housing and Care Law Alert (September 2021)

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"Business is Disrupted: Getting Ahead of Privacy Issues," Hanson Bridgett Business Disruption Strategies Webinar (April 2020)

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California Lawyers Association, Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Legal Services Award (2019–2021)

Community Involvement

Teach For America Washington D.C., Corp Member


J.D., Loyola Law School Los Angeles (2015)

M.Ed., George Mason University (2012)

B.S, B.A, University of California, San Diego (2010)

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Professional Licenses

Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC)

Healthcare Compliance (CHC)

San Francisco

415-995-5864 Direct Phone
415-995-3578 Fax

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