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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

How to Respond to a Records Request from a Third Party

By Richard J. Rymond to EMR/EHR

How to Respond to a Records Request from a Third Party Join us on Healthcare Matters for our latest series, Patient Records Requests: What You Need to Know. In Part II, we address the question of how to respond to a patient records request from a 3rd party, such as the patient’s attorney or another healthcare provider. Watch attorney Richard J. Rymond of Reminger Co., LPA explain how to avoid HIPAA violations when responding to 3rd party requests. See More

Patient Records Requests: What You Need to Know

By Richard J. Rymond to EMR/EHR

Patient Records Requests: What You Need to Know Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Richard J. Rymond, an attorney at Reminger Co., LPA, who specializes in in medical, dental and other forms of professional, commercial and general liability. He is the Dental Liability Practice Co-Chair at Reminger, as well as an assistant professor at the Case School of Dental Medicine and a frequent speaker on risk management programs for physicians, dentists and allied health professionals. Join us as we talk with Mr. See More

Consulting with Colleagues on a Records Request

By Richard J. Rymond to EMR/EHR

Consulting with Colleagues on a Records Request Join us for Part V of our latest Healthcare Matters series, Patient Records Requests: What You Need to Know, as we ask attorney Richard J. Rymond of Reminger Co., LPA, to talk about whether it is appropriate to consult with colleagues regarding a patient records request. Mr. Rymond is the Dental Liability Practice Co-Chair at Reminger, and an assistant professor at the Case School of Dental Medicine. See More

Risk Management advice for Physicians for Maintaining HIPAA Confidentiality within their EMR system

By John Degnan to EMR/EHR

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney John Degnan on how the move from paper to electronic medical records (EMRs) has affected the best practices for entering data into a patient’s chart, how he would advise EMR companies improve their product as its relates to medical liability defense, how plaintiff’s counsel can exploit an EMR’s audit and access log in a malpractice trial as well as risk management tips for maintaining HIPAA confidentiality in regard to EMRs. Degnan is a shareholder at BRIGGS & MORGAN. He practices law in Minnesota, representing clients in business disputes, as well as members of the legal and medical communities in professional matters. Degnan is a charter member of the Association of Liability Lawyers in Medical Defense (ALL MD), a nationwide organization that connects healthcare providers with attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice defense. See More

ALL MD Attorney John Degnan (Full Interview) on Healthcare Matters

By John Degnan to EMR/EHR

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney John Degnan on how the move from paper to electronic medical records (EMRs) has affected the best practices for entering data into a patient’s chart, how he would advise EMR companies improve their product as its relates to medical liability defense, how plaintiff’s counsel can exploit an EMR’s audit and access log in a malpractice trial as well as risk management tips for maintaining HIPAA confidentiality in regard to EMRs. Degnan is a shareholder at BRIGGS & MORGAN. He practices law in Minnesota, representing clients in business disputes, as well as members of the legal and medical communities in professional matters. Degnan is a charter member of the Association of Liability Lawyers in Medical Defense (ALL MD), a nationwide organization that connects healthcare providers with attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice defense. See More

ALL MD attorney Whit Johnson (full episode)

By Whitman Johnson to EMR/EHR

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney Whit Johnson on how the move from paper to electronic medical records (EMRs) has affected the best practices for entering data into a patient’s chart, how he would advise EMR companies improve their product as its relates to medical liability defense, how plaintiff’s counsel can exploit an EMR’s audit and access log in a malpractice trial as well as risk management tips for maintaining HIPAA confidentiality in regard to EMRs. Johnson is a shareholder at CURRIE, JOHNSON, GRIFFIN & MEYERS P.A. He practices law in Mississippi, specializing in trial work, with a focus on the defense of physicians, hospitals and other health care providers from claims of medical negligence. Johnson was recognized in 2011 as “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in the field of medical malpractice law. See More

Best Practices for Maintaining HIPAA Confidentiality in Regard to EMRs

By Whitman Johnson to EMR/EHR

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney Whit Johnson on best practices for maintaining HIPAA confidentiality in regard to electronic medical records. Johnson is a shareholder at CURRIE, JOHNSON, GRIFFIN & MEYERS P.A. He practices law in Mississippi, specializing in trial work, with a focus on the defense of physicians, hospitals and other health care providers from claims of medical negligence. Johnson was recognized in 2011 as “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in the field of medical malpractice law. See More

ALL MD Attorney Tad Devlan (Full Interview) on Healthcare Matters

By Tad Devlin to EMR/EHR

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney Tad Devlin on how the Affordable Care Act could have a deflating effect on medical malpractice verdicts, risk management techniques for protecting HIPAA confidentiality in regard to electronic medical records, how he would consult EMR makers for improving medical malpractice claim defensibility and best practices for entering data into an EMR. Devlin is a partner at KAUFMAN, DOLOWICH, VOLUCK. He practices law in California, focusing his practice in the areas of commercial and insurance litigation, ERISA/life, health and disability benefit disputes, profit sharing plan and employee stock plan disputes, real estate, financial services disputes, professional liability (lawyers, doctors, accountants, real estate, insurance agents, architects and engineers), disciplinary defense and white collar defense. Devlin is a charter member of the Association of Liability Lawyers in Medical Defense (ALL MD), a nationwide organization that connects healthcare providers with attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice defense. See More

Physicians: Best Practices for Entering Patient Data

By Tad Devlin to EMR/EHR

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney Tad Devlin on best practices for entering patient data into an electronic medical record. Devlin is a partner at KAUFMAN, DOLOWICH, VOLUCK. He practices law in California, focusing his practice in the areas of commercial and insurance litigation, ERISA/life, health and disability benefit disputes, profit sharing plan and employee stock plan disputes, real estate, financial services disputes, professional liability (lawyers, doctors, accountants, real estate, insurance agents, architects and engineers), disciplinary defense and white collar defense. Devlin is a charter member of the Association of Liability Lawyers in Medical Defense (ALL MD), a nationwide organization that connects healthcare providers with attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice defense. See More

Risk Management Advice for Physicians on Maintaining EMR HIPAA Confidentiality

By Tad Devlin to EMR/EHR

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney Tad Devlin on risk management techniques for protecting HIPAA confidentiality in regard to electronic medical records. Devlin shares a case he was affiliated with where there was an internal breach of a employee/patient’s medical record. Devlin is a partner at KAUFMAN, DOLOWICH, VOLUCK. He practices law in California, focusing his practice in the areas of commercial and insurance litigation, ERISA/life, health and disability benefit disputes, profit sharing plan and employee stock plan disputes, real estate, financial services disputes, professional liability (lawyers, doctors, accountants, real estate, insurance agents, architects and engineers), disciplinary defense and white collar defense. See More

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