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Medical Records Law

Don't be caught off guard. You could be breaching the confidentiality of patients without even realizing it! Get surefire techniques for avoiding complaints, penalties and even lawsuits - learn to tackle even the toughest medical records. 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 and documentation requirements 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 •Reduce your legal risks by confidently responding to requests for medical records •Get insider knowledge on the use of medical records in litigation •Learn how to resolve privacy and confidentiality issues •Minimize legal woes by knowing how to prevent - and deal with - health care fraud and ID theft
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Agenda

A Health Professional's Obligations Regarding Medical Records
— Lisa Corrente
  • Requirement to Keep Medical Records
  • Access to Medical Records
  • Corrections to Medical Records
  • Release of Medical Information to Third Parties
Privacy and Confidentiality Issues Involving Medical Records and Health Care Fraud and ID Theft
— Alona S. Burman
Lessons Learned – Cases From the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
— Jasmine Ghosn
  • Tips When Reviewing and Updating Privacy Policies, and Privacy Agreements
  • Privacy Considerations for the 'Group Practice'
  • How to Manage a Privacy Breach
  • Implementing Electronic Safeguards
Panel Discussion and Questions and Answers
— Alona S. Burman, Lisa Corrente and Jasmine Ghosn
Disclosure and Production of Health Care Records in Litigation
— Miles Obradovich
  • Statutory Access to Health Care Records Prior to Litigation
  • Production Requests and Obligations in Litigation
  • Considerations Relating to Electronic Medical Records
  • Protected and Privileged Health Care Records
What If You Are Called to Give Evidence at Trial
— Barbara MacFarlane
  • When Might You be Called
  • Opinion Evidence
  • What Can You Expect at Trial
Medical Professionals Charting
— Leonard Kunka
  • Consistency of Charting – Do Different Institutions Have Different Standards for Charting?
    • Charting by Exception
    • Other Methods of Charting
  • Typical Charting Problems – the Manner in Which Charting May Impact on Litigation
    • Common Mistakes in Charting
Panel Discussion and Questions and Answers
— Leonard Kunka, Barbara MacFarlane and Miles Obradovich
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Online Manual

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Lisa Corrente – Moderator

Torkin Manes LLP

  • Partner in the Health Law Group at Torkin Manes LLP
  • Practice includes advising and representing health care facilities and health professionals in professional complaints and discipline proceedings, Ministry compliance matters, employment disputes and privacy issues
  • Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Health Law Section Executive
  • Represents firm as a partner in the Family Legal Health Program and is a recipient of the Lexpert Zenith Award for her contributions to the Program

Barbara MacFarlane – Moderator

Torkin Manes LLP

  • Lawyer with Torkin Manes LLP
  • Practises civil litigation, with an emphasis on catastrophic injury, fatalities and complex medical negligence cases
  • Instructed students at the Bar Admission course for the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Regularly writes and speaks on litigation matters and personal injury issues
  • Law degree, Osgoode Hall Law School

Alona S. Burman, B.Sc., CHIM, RHIA

West Park Healthcare Centre

  • Manager, Clinical Records & Privacy at West Park Healthcare Centre
  • Manages clinical records and privacy in a hospital setting
  • Frequent speaker on medical records and privacy issues
  • Licensed as a Health Information Administrator both in Canada and in the United States
  • B.Sc. degree, Boston University; RHIA degree, Northeastern University; CHIM degree
  • Contact her at 416-243–3600 x2195 or [email protected]

Jasmine Ghosn

Health Lawyer

  • Toronto health lawyer in private practice
  • Practices in a wide range of legal and health policy matters
  • Health policy and legal advisor to the Ontario Dental Association
  • Acted for hospitals, health care organizations and health professionals in malpractice litigation, disciplinary proceedings and regulatory compliance
  • Contributing writer of the Canadian Health Law Practice Manual (Butterworths)
  • LL.B. degree, Dalhousie University

Leonard Kunka

Thomson, Rogers

  • Partner at Thomson, Rogers
  • Practices in personal injury
  • Member of the Advocates’ Society, Canadian Bar Association, Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers Association and Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada publication
  • Regular speaker to hospitals, health care professionals and legal associations
  • Law degree, Osgoode Hall Law School; B.A. degree, the University of Toronto
  • Contact him at 416-868-3185 or [email protected]

Miles Obradovich

Obradovich Law

  • Principal of Obradovich Law
  • Practices civil litigation in the area of professional negligence litigation
  • Speaker and writer for the CBA, LSUC, AAJ and OTLA
  • J.D. degree, University of Toronto Law School; B.Sc. degree, University of Toronto
  • Can be contacted at 416-862-0997 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 386678
Published 2011
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