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Medical Records Law

Save time and money by improving your organization’s efficiency in handling medical records. Get surefire techniques for avoiding complaints, penalties and even lawsuits – learn to tackle even the toughest medical records dilemmas. In today’s changing legal landscape, staying current is crucial to avoid costly fines and time-consuming legal battles. Purchase these reference materials and gain critical information on confidentiality, disclosure, documentation requirements and HIPAA issues you face every day. Order now – don’t miss this opportunity to get up to date on the latest regulations and compliance strategies from the foremost experts in your area. Benefits for You •Keep your organization current in the ever-changing arena of electronic medical records •Properly and legally store and dispose of medical information … your patients’ privacy rights are on the line •Stay up to date in forensic handwriting and document examination •Minimize legal woes by knowing how medical records can protect you
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Agenda

Forensic Handwriting and Document Examination
— Arthur T. Anthony
Beating the Medical Malpractice Odds, Part 1
— Gyalia Rutledge, R.N., LNC
  • What Is Malpractice? What Does It Take to Bring Litigation Against My Practice?
  • What Plaintiff Attorneys Love to Find in Your Medical Records
  • What Defense Attorneys Love to See in Your Medical Records
  • Rules for Documentation
  • Pitfalls of Diagnostic Test Tracking
  • Customer Service, the Patient's Perception
Beating the Medical Malpractice Odds, Part 2
— Gyalia Rutledge, R.N., LNC
  • Documentation Do's and Don'ts
  • Electronic Medical Record Pitfalls
  • What Do I Do If I Have a Bad Outcome With My Patient or at My Practice?
  • Canceled Appointments and No Shows
  • Firing a Patient From the Practice
  • Telephone Conversations and Documentation
  • Telephone Triage
  • Deposition Do's and Don'ts
  • Case Studies
Records Retention and Risk Management
— Darrell Solomon
  • What Is a Medical Record?
  • Laws and Regulations Governing Retention of Medical Records
  • Privacy, Access and Disclosure Issues
  • Considerations for Electronic Health Records
Medical Records From the Patient's Representative View
— Neal B. Graham and Steven McNeel
  • Medical Documentation
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Gyalia Rutledge, RN, LNC

Gyalia Rutledge, RN, LNC – Moderator

DRW Consulting Inc

  • Owner of GR Consulting Inc. providing consultative services for the defense of hospitals, physicians, nurses and office practices
  • Provides independent risk management services with physicians to assess litigation risk
  • Clinical experience includes emergency room, pediatric emergency room, neonatal intensive care, pediatric intensive care, and quality and performance improvement
  • Formerly served as the director of quality and performance improvement, and education for an emergency room
  • Guest lecturer for Augusta State University School of Nursing, and teaches documentation and legal implications in the field of nursing and clinical setting
  • More than 25 years of experience as a registered nurse, graduating from Augusta State University
  • R.N. since 1988 with licenses to practice in Georgia and South Carolina
  • ADN and additional certifications in legal nurse consulting, Augusta State University
  • Can be contacted at 706-564-0191 or [email protected]
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Arthur T. Anthony

Georgia Bureau of Investigation

  • Retired chief forensic document examiner and manager of the Document and Forensic Imaging Section of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Division of Forensic Sciences (Georgia State Crime Lab) where he remains a consultant
  • Certified forensic handwriting and document examiner
  • Conducted thousands of examinations and comparisons involving many pieces of documentary evidence in the course of his 29 year career
  • Began his training at the Federal Bureau of Investigation Laboratory in Washington, D.C.
  • Qualified as an expert to testify in state and federal courts, arbitration hearings, medical peer review boards, mediations and Daubert hearings in numerous states
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Steven McNeel

Buzzell, Graham & Welsh, LLP

  • Attorney at Buzzell, Graham & Welsh, LLP
  • Practice in personal injury, workers’ compensation, social security disability, long term/short term insurance disability and bad faith insurance claims
  • J.D. degree, Walter F. George Law School, Mercer University; B.A. degree, The University of Georgia
  • Can be contacted at 478-742-8820 or [email protected]
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Darrell Solomon

McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

  • Attorney in the Atlanta office of McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • Practice concentrates on health care law
  • Advises hospitals and physicians regarding various state and federal regulatory issues and accreditation standards
  • Assists clients in obtaining certificates of need and other state licensures
  • B.B.A. degree in marketing, University of Georgia; J.D. degree, University of Mississippi School of Law
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Product ID: 386965
Published 2011
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