An internet television program that explores the intersection of medicine and the law.

How should a serious condition discovered in a retail clinic be documented in the patient's EMR

By Troy Bundy to EMR/EHR

In this segment, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney Troy Bundy about how to document a serious condition discovered in a retail healthcare clinic. Bundy is a hiring partner at Hart Wagner LLP in Portland, Ore., where he defends healthcare professionals against claims of malpractice, cyber-liability, HIPAA and DEA investigations, health-related business formation and contract resolution, licensing board matters, billing disputes and privileging issues. Bundy 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. Question 2 of 5 Interview was recorded October 14, 2015 See More

How Small Errors on an EMR can have Seriously Affect the Outcome of a Medical Malpractice Case

By John Degnan to EMR/EHR

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney John Degnan on how even small errors in maintaining an electronic medical records can have a large impact n the defensibility of a medical malpractice claim. 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

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

How a Healthcare Professional can avoid the Pitfalls Associated with an EMR Audit Log

By John Degnan to EMR/EHR

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney John Degnan on how an electronic medical record’s audit and access log can have a significant impact on the defensibility of a medical malpractice claim. 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

What Changes to the Design of Electronic Medical Records do you Recommend

By John Degnan to EMR/EHR

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney John Degnan on how he would consult an EMR company on how to improve their product in relation to defending a medical malpractice claim. 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

Concerning Best Practices for Entering Data into a Patients Electronic Medical Record

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 has altered best practices for entering patient data into his or her chart. 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

The Most Common Errors/Liabilities in Physician Use of EMRs

By Whitman Johnson to EMR/EHR

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney Whit Johnson on the most common errors/liabilities in physician use of electronic medical records as well as how he would advise physicians on avoiding these errors/liabilities in the future. 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