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Answers to Burning EHR Questions

Posted in Speaking Engagements & Conferences

Do you have questions about selecting, implementing and using an Electronic Health Record (EHR), including:   What do you need to consider when selecting an EHR? What is "meaningful use" and how can you qualify for ARRA incentive payments? What are the steps and secrets to successful EHR implementation? What in are some of the legal… Continue Reading

HITECH Workshop for Camden-area Hospitals

Posted in HIPAA Enforcement, Speaking Engagements & Conferences

Friday, November 20, 2009 Virtua Center for Learning Classroom A 1200 Howard Blvd. Mt. Laurel, NJ Covered entities will be required to make notifications of certain HITECH security breaches to the affected individuals, newspaper and media outlets in the state as well as the U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services. Penalties will be assessed… Continue Reading

HITECH Help Is On the Way! August 19, 2009

Posted in HITECH Act, Speaking Engagements & Conferences

     Do you need help understanding what to do in light of HITECH’s privacy and security changes to HIPAA?  Are you concerned about HITECH’s increased penalties for HIPAA violations? Are you struggling to understand what needs to be done under the New Jersey Security Breach Notification Act, and how these state requirements reconcile with the HITECH breach notification requirements?      … Continue Reading

Fox Rothschild to Participate at NIST and CMS Security Rule Conference

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As HITECH refocuses the health care industry’s attention on security, the role of National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) in developing standards for health information security will become more center stage.   On May 18, 2009, Fox Rothschild LLP will present at the NIST and CMS Security Rule Conference in Gaithersburg, Maryland called: “Safeguarding Health Information:… Continue Reading

HITECH, Red Flags, HIPAA and Updating Privacy & Security Programs

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Since HIPAA and its related Privacy and Security Rules went into effect for health care providers, there have been a number of new laws and regulations passed that impact the policy, procedures and overall privacy and security approach for many health care organizations. The Red Flag Rules (which go into effect for the health care… Continue Reading

Conference – Current State of Health IT

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The e-Health Initiative will host its fifth annual conference and awards dinner December 3–5 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC.   According the organization’s website, policymakers, decision-makers, and national, state and local leaders from every sector of healthcare will meet to assess the current state of health information technology (IT)… Continue Reading

LIVE Audio Conference – Keys to Compliance with EHRs

Posted in EHR and PHR, Speaking Engagements & Conferences

On Thursday, July 17, 2008, National Constitution Center Conferences is offering a 60-minute Live Audio Conference called “Electronic Health Records:  Keys To Compliance” during which I will discuss many of the legal issues, challenges and practical solutions to utilizing electronic health records. Some of the topics and questions I will cover include: Electronic Health Records and Security… Continue Reading

HIPAA Update Seminar

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On April 3, 2008, I will be discussing some of the most common HIPAA misinterpretations and burning questions still out there at a Compliance Seminar organized and offered through the NJ Medical Society of New Jersey.   Among the specific questions I will cover are: When can information be released to a patient’s relatives and friends? Can medical records be released… Continue Reading