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Legal Challenges in Implementing and Using Electronic Health Records

March 30, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Provider's use of electronic health records (EHRs) has increased markedly over the past five years due to implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program, as well as the need to share data for purposes of value-based purchasing. Although the use of EHRs presents incredible opportunities to enhance quality of care and increase provider reimbursements, it also poses formidable legal challenges that providers must be prepared to address.

Please join Husch Blackwell attorneys for a discussion of some of the major legal risks surrounding EHRs and recommended approaches to mitigating these risks.


  • Vulnerability of protected health information to data breaches and unauthorized access
  • Implementation and interoperability challenges
  • Medical errors resulting from reliance on EHR
  • Risks of medical malpractice claims
  • Exposure to fraud claims

Date and Time
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Noon - 1:00 p.m. CDT

David Solberg, Attorney, Husch Blackwell
John Ferguson, Attorney, Husch Blackwell

Who Should Attend
CIOs, general counsel, associate general counsel, internal auditors, COOs, and senior managers. 

Continuing Education Credits
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee and Texas continuing legal education credit. 

Contact Shana Hoy at 816.983.8809.

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