Sampling Patient Records vs. High Volume Production
Jun27

Sampling Patient Records vs. High Volume Production

What might happen when a healthcare provider is asked to produce a large volume of electronic patient records at great expense?

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Can a Healthcare Provider be Held Liable for the Actions of an “Affiliate”?
Mar29

Can a Healthcare Provider be Held Liable for the Actions of an “Affiliate”?

Healthcare providers may affiliate with third parties to perform various services. Not surprisingly, when such a third party commits what is alleged to be a wrongful act of some sort, such as a misdiagnosis or mistreatment, the injured individual might attempt to hold the healthcare provider responsible.

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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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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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What it Means to be Deposed
Jul22

What it Means to be Deposed

This month’s post highlights a litigation-related event that readers might experience in the future—or perhaps already have: a deposition. Depositions can involve inquiry into electronic and other types of information.

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