The practice was formed by nationally-known and widely-respected information technology attorney John R. Christiansen after many years in large, national law and consulting firm practice, to provide service more directly, flexibly and creatively.
If you’re concerned about the HITECH Business Associates problem for cloud services I’ve written about before here, you might want to have a look at the expanded version which has just been published in the ABA Information Security Committee’s Internet Security and Privacy News, HITECH Regulatory Traps for Healthcare Application Outsourcing and Cloud Services On [...]
On Friday, April 12 I will be presenting on HITECH for the Washington State Health Information Management Association. CE credits are available to WSHIMA, HFMA and HIMSS members, and CLE credits to attorneys. Here’s a link to the registration site. I’m also making the materials available for download. Here are the slides (a lot of [...]
Over the last week I’ve heard two different people, in two different settings, say that they thought a Business Associate Contract isn’t really necessary any more, since Business Associates are now directly regulated. While I understand the intuitive appeal of this conclusion – the idea that two regulated entities need to have a contract between [...]