Federal and state regulations regarding Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) and Health Information Technology (HIT) are still being defined. This uncertainty presents new opportunities in health care, as well as a variety of legal issues that crop up when patient information is managed or exchanged digitally. We have the hands-on experience and deep regulatory knowledge necessary to help our clients address those concerns, protect their assets and maintain high standards of quality, safety and efficiency. And our deep bench of legal counsel means we can offer a full spectrum of services in this sector, including regulatory advice and intellectual property and nonprofit organization counsel.
We work with Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs) and statewide Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) on corporate formation and governance, privacy and security compliance and implementing gateways for electronic prescribing and interoperable electronic health records. IT developers and end users face other unique issues and we counsel them in network security, privacy and identify theft concerns, regulatory compliance, and insurance issues and help them build thorough business associate agreements and vendor contracts.
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Partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection practice Linn Freedman and Providence Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Kathryn Sylvia discuss provisions under a federal rule to give patients or designated representatives the right to receive copies of medical test results from most clinical laboratories.
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