Data Breaches and Class Actions
Feb28

Data Breaches and Class Actions

This month’s Legal eSpeaking post discusses recent breaches and considers how they might give rise to class actions against the provider which suffered the breach.

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Electronic Health Information and EHRs: What Lies Ahead  in 2017
Jan25

Electronic Health Information and EHRs: What Lies Ahead in 2017

As we near the end of January, I’d like to take the opportunity to look ahead and consider what the potential “hot topics” in health information management (HIM) might be for 2017.

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What Does the FTC Have to Do with Healthcare Providers?
Dec22

What Does the FTC Have to Do with Healthcare Providers?

This post discusses a federal agency that may be unfamiliar to HIM professionals, and how it regulates healthcare providers.

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What Does the NLRB Have to Do with Healthcare Providers?
Nov16

What Does the NLRB Have to Do with Healthcare Providers?

This month’s post discusses a subject that many healthcare providers and their staff members might find unfamiliar: the National Labor Relations Board.

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When and How Might a Court Limit Discovery Due to Cost of Producing Electronic Information?
Oct19

When and How Might a Court Limit Discovery Due to Cost of Producing Electronic Information?

The production of electronically stored information by healthcare providers in response to requests made by plaintiffs in actions brought in United States district courts is the focus of this month’s post.

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As Medical Apps Increase, Litigation Issues Continue
Sep20

As Medical Apps Increase, Litigation Issues Continue

This post considers hypothetical legal issues related to an app on a mobile device that allows an individual to record and transmit symptoms to a provider.

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