Mobile Medical Devices and BYOD: Latest Legal Threat for Providers
Developing a Comprehensive Usage Strategy to Safeguard Health Information and Ensure Patient Privacy
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare healthcare counsel to develop policies and procedures governing the use of mobile medical devices in the healthcare setting. The panel will outline key considerations and safeguards to protect confidential information and ensure patient privacy.
BYOD in the healthcare setting—latest trends
- Information sharing via various platforms
Legal risks for hospitals and providers
- Patient privacy
- Information security
Developing a comprehensive strategy to minimize liability risks
- Technical safeguards
- Patient authorization
- Policies and procedures
- Physician and employee training
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What security threats do mobile medical devices pose to hospitals, healthcare providers and patients?
- What steps should hospitals, providers and their counsel take to protect patient information stored on mobile medical devices?
- What are the key issues that should be addressed in an effective policy governing BYOD?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
C. Elizabeth O'Keeffe
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs
Ms. O'Keeffe is a member of the firm's Health Care Service Team. She concentrates her practice in the... | Read More
Ms. O'Keeffe is a member of the firm's Health Care Service Team. She concentrates her practice in the areas of health, social media, corporate compliance and regulatory issues, corporate transactions and governance, clinical research, privacy and security, and oversight of all matters associated with the regulation of the health care clinical enterprise.Close
Sarah E. Swank
Ober | Kaler
Ms. Swank provides advice and guidance on a wide range of health law issues, including Stark, anti-kickback, health... | Read More
Ms. Swank provides advice and guidance on a wide range of health law issues, including Stark, anti-kickback, health information technology, privacy, clinical research, health care transactions, governance, due diligence and compliance. She was previously Associate General Counsel of Trinity Health, assigned to Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, where she directed legal affairs, legal staff and budget for almost eight years for the 450-bed hospital.Close