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Medical Records Law in Vermont

Gain new insights in the latest developments to medical records law in Vermont. As medical records law continues to evolve, the complexities of how your organization manages these sensitive records now will impact your legal liability later. When improperly handled, your records management practices are far reaching and potentially damaging to your organization. Proper records management is only a small part of protecting your business from damaging legal issues that will happen without understanding the full scope of what your responsibilities are as it pertains to HIPAA and patients’ rights. Not knowing does not protect your organization from financial responsibility for damages. Benefits for You - Review real life case studies of various situations that will help you better understand HIPAA, PHI and your organizations responsibilities - Know what your responsibilities are for the proper destruction of medical information - Understand the new rules for breach notification and how to document a security breach - Gain an understanding of how Vermont Law compares to the HIPAA Privacy Rule
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HIPAA Overview and Privacy Rule Changes
— Jim Sheldon-Dean
  • Overview of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
  • Key Elements of Privacy Rule Compliance
  • New Changes to the Privacy Rule
  • EHRs and the New Privacy Rule Changes
HIPAA Security Rules, Risks and Mitigation
— Jim Sheldon-Dean
  • HIPAA Security Rule Compliance Concepts
  • Using Risk Analysis to Plan Security Compliance
  • HIPAA Security Policies: Structure and Contents
New Rules for Breaches and Enforcement, and HHS Audits
— Jim Sheldon-Dean
  • HIPAA Breach Notification
  • New Types of Violations and New Enforcement
  • The New HHS HIPAA Random Audit Program
  • Preparing for Audits and Preventing Violations
  • Portable Devices, Remote Access and Security
Beyond Security - Other Laws Affecting Medical Records
— Lisa Snow Wade
  • Retention and Destruction of Medical Records
  • Content Requirements
  • EMTALA Requirements for Medical Records and Documentation
  • Consenting to Disclosure of Medical Information
    • Who Can Consent?
    • Advance Directives
    • Minors
    • When Patient Consent Is Not Required
Comparing the HIPAA Privacy Rule With Vermont Law
— Lisa Snow Wade
  • Pre-emption
  • Brief Overview of HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • When Vermont Law Applies
Case Studies
— Jim Sheldon-Dean and Lisa Snow Wade
  • Application of Materials Covered
  • Frequently Asked Questions
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Jim Sheldon-Dean

Jim Sheldon-Dean

Lewis Creek Systems, LLC

  • Founder and director of compliance services at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC
  • Provides a complete suite of services related to information privacy and security regulatory compliance, including compliance reviews, information flow and risk analyses, technical security reviews, training and policy development services
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on health care information privacy and security, information management and disposal, and information security risk analysis
  • Speaker at national conferences for the American Health Information Management Association and the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange
  • Recipient of the 2011 WEDI Award of Merit
  • M.S. degree, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.S. degree, summa cum laude, University of Vermont
  • Can be contacted at www.lewiscreeksystems.com
Lisa Snow Wade

Lisa Snow Wade

Orr & Reno, P.A.

  • Director and shareholder in the law firm of Orr & Reno, P.A.
  • Practice focuses on health care, complex commercial and personal injury litigation including medical malpractice defense, products liability and intellectual property
  • Frequent lecturer on health topics including medical and consent issues
  • Pre-eminently rated in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, Boston College Law School; A.B. degree, magna cum laude, Dartmouth College
  • Can be contacted at 603-223-9150 or lwade@orr-reno.com
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Product ID: 392953
Published 2014
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