Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Lorman Medical Records Law Seminar: March 18, 2010

On March 18, 2010 I will be speaking on Medical Records Law at a seminar in Charleston, West Virginia. The seminar is sponsored by Lorman Educational Services. Joining me for the day long seminar will be three very knowledgeable health care colleagues:
  • Michael T. Harmon, MPA, CIPP/G, Compliance Specialist for the West Virginia Mutual Insurance Company, a Medical Professional Liability Insurance Company
  • Sallie H. Milam, J.D., CIPP/G, Executive Director of the West Virginia Health Information Network and Chief Privacy Officer for the West Virginia State Government
  • James W. Thomas, Esq., Manager of the Charleston, West Virginia Business Law Department of Jackson Kelly PLLC whose practice focuses primarily upon health care matters of a business, regulatory and operational nature
Additional information about the seminar and how to register can be found at Lorman Educational Services. Following is the full seminar agenda:

8:30 am – 9:00 am


9:00 am – 9:15 am


9:15 am – 10:30 am

HIPAA Compliance: Reality and Perspective

— Michael T. Harmon, MPA, CIPP/G

  • Overview
  • Enforcement
  • Complaints
  • Case Examples
  • Summary of HITECH Changes

10:30 am – 10:45 am


10:45 am – 12:00 pm

HITECH Financial Incentives for Implementation of HIT

— James W. Thomas, Esq.

  • Qualifying an Electronic Health Record System
  • Available Financial Incentives

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch (On Your Own)

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Health Information Exchange in West Virginia: Impact on Patient Records

— Sallie H. Milam, J.D., CIPP/G

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm


2:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Consumer Driven Health Care: HITECH, Health 2.0, Social Media and Personal Health Records

— Robert L. Coffield, Esq.

  • HITECH Breach Notification Requirements
  • Impact of Health 2.0 and Social Media Technology on the Future of Health Care
  • Development and Adoption of Personal Health Records
  • Discuss the Legal Implications of Emerging Technology

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Panel Discussion

— Robert L. Coffield, Esq., Michael T. Harmon, MPA, CIPP/G, Sallie H. Milam, J.D., CIPP/G and James W. Thomas, Esq.

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