William J. Roberts, a partner in Shipman & Goodwin LLP’s Health Law Practice Group and Chair of the firm’s Privacy and Data Protection team, has been appointed to serve on the Connecticut Health Data Collaborative (CHDC) working group.

The Connecticut Data Collaborative is a public-private partnership that advocates for the public availability of open and accessible data to drive planning, policy, budgeting and decision making in Connecticut at the state, regional and local levels. It is a user-driven organization, serving nonprofits, advocates, policymakers, community groups, and funders in using data to drive policy and improve programs and services.