Health Information Exchanges: Evolving Legal and Regulatory Challenges
Evaluating HIE Models, Navigating Complex State and Federal Laws, and Negotiating Contracts With Vendors
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the legal risks involved with building, operating and participating in health information exchanges (HIEs). The panel will discuss HIE models, HIE agreements, technology vendor contracting, and best practices for complying with federal and state laws.
- Recent developments in the HIE market
- HIE models currently in operation
Legal issues with HIEs
- HIPAA and HITECH compliance
- Regulating HIEs across state lines
- Patient consent
- Contracting with HIE vendors—potential pitfalls
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the different HIE models in use across the country?
- What are the key legal risks facing providers participating in HIEs?
- What are the key legal issues for those who build and operate HIEs?
- What are the challenges of regulating HIEs across state lines?
- How does the eHealth Exchange and the DURSA impact HIE-to-HIE interconnection and information exchange?
- What are the potential pitfalls for providers when contracting with HIE vendors?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Stephen P. Nash
He has represented health care organizations for more than 30 years. He speaks and publishes regularly on topics... | Read More
He has represented health care organizations for more than 30 years. He speaks and publishes regularly on topics related to health care law, health information exchanges, corporate governance, clinical integration, collaborative health care ventures and the legal trends influencing the U.S. health care system.Close
Melodi M. (Mel) Gates
She counsels clients in data privacy, cybersecurity and regulatory compliance matters, helping organizations achieve... | Read More
She counsels clients in data privacy, cybersecurity and regulatory compliance matters, helping organizations achieve an effective balance between data protection and business capabilities. She has experience with health care clients ranging from small physician practices to state health information exchanges in developing policies, training employees and meeting HIPAA and HITECH obligations.Close