Portable Electronic Devices in Healthcare: Latest Legal Threat for Providers
Protecting Private Information in Text Messages, Emails and Other Electronic Transmissions
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare healthcare counsel to draft policies and procedures to govern the use of portable electronic devices in the healthcare setting. The panel will outline key considerations and safeguards to protect confidential information and ensure patient privacy.
Portable electronic devices in the healthcare setting -- latest trends
- Social media
Legal risks for hospitals and providers
- Patient privacy
- Professional liability
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 portable electronic devices pose to hospitals, healthcare providers and patients?
- What steps should hospitals, providers and their counsel take to protect patient information stored on a portable electronic device?
- What are the key issues that should be addressed in an effective policy governing employees' use of portable electronic devices in the healthcare setting?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Dianne J. Bourque
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo
Ms. Bourque counsels clients on the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Security Standards. She regularly... | Read More
Ms. Bourque counsels clients on the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Security Standards. She regularly assists clients with the implementation of HIPAA-mandated policies and procedures, privacy audits, third-party requests for information, and review of HIPAA-related contracts and forms. She also assists clients with the management of data breaches and other losses of protected health informationClose
Brian C. Vick
He advises health care providers, insurance companies, long-term care facilities and pharmaceutical manufacturers on... | Read More
He advises health care providers, insurance companies, long-term care facilities and pharmaceutical manufacturers on insurance fraud, antitrust compliance, privacy and security of patient data, Certificate of Need regulation, and physician licensure. He also advises clients on information governance issues, including document retention, litigation response, preservation, privacy, and security.Close
W. Clifford Mull
Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff
He regularly counsels clients on a number of regulatory issues, including licensure, certification and accreditation;... | Read More
He regularly counsels clients on a number of regulatory issues, including licensure, certification and accreditation; HIPAA and state privacy laws, and state and federal fraud abuse laws, including the state and federal anti-kickback statutes, the Stark Physician Self Referral Law and the False Claims Act.Close