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

Do Higher Medical Malpractice Insurance Limits Increase the Cost of an Indefensible Claim?

By John Degnan to Malpractice Cases of Note

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney John Degnan on whether or not higher medical malpractice insurance policy limits increase the dollar value of settlements in cases of an indefensible 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

Does a Big-box Retailer's Liability Risks Differ from a Clinic or Hospital

By John Degnan to Malpractice Cases of Note

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney John Degnan on how medical liability risks in a retail health clinic differ than those in a doctor’s office or hospital. 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

Do higher policy limits increase the dollar value of a settlement in cases of an indefensible claim?

By Troy Bundy to Medical Malpractice Insurance

In this segment, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney Troy Bundy on whether higher limits on a physician's medical malpractice insurance policy increases the dollar value of settlements in cases of an indefensible claim. 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 3 of 5 Interview was recorded October 14, 2015 See More

Are retail healthcare clinics held to the same liability standards as a doctor's office?

By Troy Bundy to Medical Malpractice Insurance

In this segment, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney Troy Bundy about the modern phenomena where basic healthcare is being dispensed in big-box retail stores and whether doing so increases the level of malpractice risk. 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 1 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

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