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

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

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