Legal Issues Surrounding the Utilization and Maintenance of Computerized Medical Records

Lorman

With the federal government's prioritization of health information technology and evidence that electronic health record systems can reduce medical errors and lead to more efficient delivery of care, many hospitals and providers are beginning to implement EHRs in their facilities and practices. Despite federal regulations that permit certain donations of EHR technology, the implementation and ongoing use of EHRs is expensive and raises many legal concerns. This topic will identify the key legal issues and pitfalls associated with using and maintaining EHR systems, with an emphasis on potential litigation issues.
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HIMSS Media Insights on Technology Disruption in Healthcare

HIMSS Media

Janet King and Leonard D’Avolio, Assistant Professor at Brigham and Women’s and Harvard Medical School, will convene to discuss the results of a recent HIMSS Media survey, which polled healthcare providers on their outlook for the future of healthcare IT, with a focus on disruptive technologies. The survey explores the importance of each aspect of the quadruple aim, the role of technology in advancing key goals, the use/adoption of technologies like cloud computing, AI/Machine Learning, IoT and blockchain, and the implications of those technologies for the future of healthcare. Leonard, a healthcare tech visionary, will provide commentary on the results, and how he sees technology shaping the future of healthcare.
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Ethics in Medical Record Coding -Who is Responsible?

Lorman

You're aware that engaging in improper conduct can result in not only losses to the practice, but also in personal liabilities. What to do? The stakes are even higher now because regulatory agencies are targeting billers and coders as well as providers in fraud and Stark law cases. Want to make sure your billing and coding practices are in the clear? We will discuss ethical conduct principles that billers and coders must follow. You'll hear common ethical scenarios and learn possible approaches for addressing each.
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Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer

Esmo

It is with great pleasure that I invite you to participate in the ESMO Webinar entitled ‘Translating Immunity to Clinical Applications of Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer’. This webinar will go live on 3 May from ESMO Breast Cancer 2019 in Berlin.Breast cancer has traditionally been considered as an immunologically silent disease. However, recent preclinical and clinical research suggests that immunotherapy can improve outcomes in a subset of breast cancer patients.I am delighted to announce the lectures by three distinguished experts in the field who will join me in this webinar.
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Best Practices for Online Therapy Telemental Health and Other Telepractice Arenas

Lorman

Gain a better understanding of the emerging field of telepsychology, including clinical and distance education applications. Telehealth and telemental health are growing in popularity. Yet, providers and consumers continue to have questions about its appropriateness, efficacy, and how telehealth services work compared to traditional face-to-face encounters. You will benefit from this information by learning about the various formats and modalities of telehealth and how it can be applied to various populations. You will increase your competence to provide these types of services by exposure to best practice standards and guidelines and discussion of associated benefits and challenges. A thoughtful review of pragmatic, ethical, and legal considerations unique to telehealth and telemental health will also be provided along with a review of the research based efficacy of this approach.
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