“This edition of E-Health, Privacy, and Security Law, edited by W. Andrew H. Gantt, III, is an excellent reference for persons with responsibilities for compliance with these laws. This edition also is a valuable source of information for those with an interest in this increasingly important and developing area of law.
As a multi-authored work, this volume includes many of the nation's foremost authorities in Privacy and Security law. There are many practical Appendices for immediate use and teaching. The Table of Cases and Index are comprehensive and helpful. In short, the Second Edition truly is a ‘desk reference,’ and is on my desk.”—John E. Steiner, Jr., Esq.Chief Compliance OfficerCancer Treatment Centers of AmericaSchaumburg, Illinois
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E-health has rapidly emerged as one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing areas of the health care industry. As the industry becomes more dependent on information technology, health law practitioners are increasingly confronting unfamiliar legal issues. The Second Edition of E-Health, Privacy, and Security Law, with CD-ROM, a reformulation of Bloomberg BNA’s E-Health Business and Transactional Law, offers clear guidance on the full range of today’s e-health business and transactional law issues with a new focus on the liabilities and ethical issues associated with the increased use of health information technology, social media, and digitized patient records and discusses such important topics and trends as:
The Second Edition contains a comprehensive discussion of new HIPAA enforcement actions, including the first State Attorney General enforcement action under the HITECH Act and the first impositions of civil money penalties and jail time for criminal actions under HIPAA. Health law practitioners need this treatise to:
This treatise also is useful for e-health professionals, who will value its indispensable analysis and advice to help them avoid penalties and jail time; maximize the use of technology to increase efficiency, cut costs, and improve marketing; and complete e-health strategic transactions successfully.
The 2013 Cumulative Supplement updates current e-health trends, as this industry continues to surge to a $40 billion, but not without some growing pains. Technology innovation and government incentives continue to bolster the value of e-health products and services to society at large. Moreover, consumer demand for mobile services are driving growth. However, adoption by health care providers, individuals and insurance companies, particularly with respect to electronic health records (EHR), continues to be hampered by ease of use, privacy and cost concerns.
The 2013 Cumulative Supplement also includes coverage of the following key developments and additional features:
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About the Editor-in-Chief W. Andrew H. Gantt III is a partner in Cooley LLP, Washington, DC, and a member of its Life Sciences Practice Group. He also leads Cooley’s Health Care Regulatory Practice.
ABA Health Law Section
W. Andrew H. Gantt III, Editor-in-Chief; ABA Health Law Section
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