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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What Do You Mean by “Electronic Health Record?”
Mar15

What Do You Mean by “Electronic Health Record?”

With a malpractice suit underway, a hospital receives a discover request for “the patient’s electronic health record.” But what exactly does that mean? Do electronic health records exist in one form and in one system such that everything can be collected and produced at once?

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ESI Meets Court Order
Jun11

ESI Meets Court Order

Legal consequences abound at every corner in healthcare. This monthly column presents examples of what those consequences can be.

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