Note: This course must be COMPLETED (including the exam) by 11:59 p.m. on June 18, 2017.
This seminar covers the basics of telehealth and HIPAA. You will learn about HIPAA's impact on the use and maintenance of electronic health records; HIPAA concerns raised by the possibility of remote physical examinations; and current approaches to the regulation of social media in health care.
KYONZTE HUGHES-TOOMBS, Tennessee Department of Health
MICHAELA POIZNER, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
NOTE: This 1.50 hour CLE was originally conducted within a longer Health Law Institute. You can view the other online sessions through the NBA online CLE program catalogue. Look for:
Health Law Institute: Health Care Decision Making (1.00 CLE – General)
Health Law Institute: Fraud and Abuse Basics (1.50 CLE – General)
Michaela Poizner is an attorney in the Nashville office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz. She concentrates her practice at the intersection of health care regulatory compliance, health information privacy and security, and health care reimbursement. She counsels clients, in the contexts of both general operations and corporate transactions, regarding business strategies and compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws, HIPAA, and state privacy and security laws. Michaela is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School and a native of Nashville.
Kyonzté Hughes-Toombs currently serves as Deputy General Counsel with the Tennessee Department of Health. She has practiced healthcare and administrative law with the Department for six years, and her primary responsibility is supervising a team of attorneys who advise the Board of Pharmacy, the Emergency Medical Services Board as well as the Board of Veterinary Examiners. Kyonzté also advises the Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities, the Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators, and the Council of Certified Professional Midwifery. Prior to working for the Department, Kyonzté owned her own solo firm practicing family and criminal law. Kyonzté has also worked for Howell & Fisher, PLLC in Nashville practicing medical malpractice and general civil litigation as well as the Department of Children’s Services practicing primarily employment law. Kyonzté is very active in the community. She currently serves as President of the Napier-Looby Bar Association, Co-chair of the Nashville Bar Association’s Health Law Committee, and Co-chair of Diversity Committee of the Lawyers’ Association for Women. Kyonzté obtained both her undergraduate and law degree from Vanderbilt University in 2001 and 2004, respectively.
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