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Securing Your Electronic Medical Records to Minimize Legal Risks

Recorded On: 02/28/2017

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Requests for medical records are on the rise. From litigation to audits, providers are regularly required to provide and attest to the accuracy of the medical records of their residents. This webinar will highlight the challenges and opportunities provided by the use of EHR technology. Specifically, it will discuss the production of clinical records required in connection with audits, regulatory matters and legal claims. The webinar will address specific issues relating to the production of the clinical record including export distortion, eDiscovery and audit trails. As the use of eHR’s becomes ubiquitous; providers must understand how to manage the risks and adapt their policies and procedures.

The session will enable providers to understand key risk management and information governance issues relating to their use of EHR’s.  Document retention policies, privacy and security issues and regulatory compliance will all form part of the presentation content, and which each have direct governance impact to senior care providers.

Learning Objectives:

  1. How to understand, identify and manage the key differences between the production of records from traditional paper and digital / EHR’s
  2. How to adapt your document and record retention policies to address the unique elements of electronic medical records
  3. How to make use of both the technology and the legal framework to reinforce your retention and disclosure policies


Richard Guttman, VP Legal and General Counsel PointClickCare

Bryan Rotella, General Counsel, Opis Senior Services Group

Chad Brouillard, Foster & Eldridge, LLP

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