Subject-matter experts

Herrin Health Law, P.C. strives to stay at the forefront of healthcare and hospital law and policy, privacy law, and health information management to provide insightful thought leadership that makes an impact.

Speeches and lectures

Law and technology continually evolve. Please contact us if you seek knowledge in any of these or related topics. We are happy to customize our presentations to your organization or association’s needs. Our goals are not only to educate, but make an impact.

Accountable Care Organizations
  • Moderator, “Accountable Care Organizations: Creation, Capitalization, Contracting,” Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives, September 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Panel Discussion, “The Life Cycle of an Accountable Care Organization: Creation, Compliance, Contracting,” American Health Lawyers Association Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Issues, April 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Panel Discussion, “Accountable Care Organizations: Negotiating the Briar Patch,” 2016 HCCA Managed Care Compliance Institute, February 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada
Compliance and Regulation
  • “Clinical Documentation Improvement as a Response to Federal Recoupment Strategies,” American Health Information Management Association Clinical Documentation Improvement Summit, August 2017 in Washington, DC (Keynote)
  • “Regulatory Environment of the Healthcare Industry,” American Society of Appraisers Healthcare Special Interest Group, September 2014 in Savannah, Georgia
  • “The Search for the Lost ‘P’s: Patient Protection Provisions of the Affordable Care Act,” Georgia Hospital Association Compliance Officers Roundtable, September 2014 in Lake Oconee, Georgia
  • “Clinical Documentation Improvement as a Response to Federal Recoupment Strategies,” Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists Annual Meeting, May 2012 in San Diego, California
  • “Federal and State Compliance Issues,” Georgia Chapter of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, September 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • “State and Federal Compliance Matters,” American Academy of Medical Management, April 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • “Corporate Compliance – Or Corporate Complacency?”, North Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Healthcare Risk Managers, November 2004 in Greensboro, North Carolina
Cyber Risk and Cyber Insurance
  • “Cyber-Risk and Cyber Insurance,” Information Systems Security Association Metro Atlanta Chapter Conference, November 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • “Cyber-Risk, Cyber-Insurance, and Human Resources Issues in Cyberspace: What You Need to Know”
    • Atlanta InfraGard Chapter Meeting, August 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia
    • American Health Information Management Association Privacy & Security Institute, October 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland
Data Privacy, Data Security and Breaches
  • Panel Discussion, “Secure and Protect Your High Value Asset – Information!”, American Health Information Management Association Annual Convention, October 2017 in Los Angeles, California
  • “42 CFR Part 2 and the Interoperability of Substance Abuse Treatment Records: A Primer for the Health Information Manager,” American Health Information Management Association Privacy & Security Institute, October 2017 in Los Angeles, California
  • “‘Holistic’ Security Framework: Supporting Business and Clinical Goals,” HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum, September 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Panel Discussion, “Cybersecurity,” Georgia HIMSS Annual Conference, September 2016 and October 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • “Privacy Breaches: Real Life Experiences and Lessons Learned,” Florida Health Information Management Association Annual Convention, July 2015 in Orlando, Florida
  • “Anatomy of a Health Care Data Breach,” HealthITSecurity.com National Webinar, May 2015
  • “Breaches, Breaches, and More Breaches,” American Health Information Management Association Privacy and Security Institute, September 2014 in San Diego, California
  • “Investigating Breaches of Protected Health Information Under HITECH,” Georgia Hospital Association Compliance Officers Roundtable, March 2011 in Barnsley Gardens, Georgia
  • “Investigating Breaches of Protected Health Information Under HITECH,” Tennessee Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, April 2010 in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • “Release of Information: Cutting Through the Frustration,” Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 20thAnnual Medical Malpractice Institute, November 2004 in Amelia Island, Florida
  • “Privacy Nightmares and Practical Solutions,” American Health Lawyers Association Technology and Health Law Forum, October 2003 in San Francisco, California
Electronic Health Records / Electronic Medical Records
  • “Data Integrity and the Official Patient Record: Destination or Journey?”
    • California Health Information Association Annual Convention, June 2013 in Palm Desert, California
    • American Health Information Management Association Legal EHR Symposium, August 2011 in Chicago, Illinois (keynote)
  • “Legal Issues in Implementation of an Electronic Health Record,” Arizona Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, June 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona (keynote)
  • “The Path to EHR Implementation: Strategies for Success,” Northeast Florida Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, May 2011 in Pensacola, Florida
  • “The Legal Electronic Health Record: Beyond Definition,” Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council, October 2009
  • “Legal Issues Regarding the Electronic Health Record,” Scottsdale Institute, October 2008
  • “The Legal EHR: Beyond Definition,” American Health Information Management Association Legal EHR Conference, August 2008 in Chicago, Illinois
  • “Defining the Legal Electronic Health Record: Much Ado About Nothing?”, North Carolina Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, May 2008 in Asheville, North Carolina
  • “Practical and Legal Considerations of the Interoperable Electronic Health Record,” Florida Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, June 2007 in Orlando, Florida
  • “Issues Surrounding Defining the Legal EHR,” American Health Information Management Association Legal EHR Conference, June 2007 in Chicago, Illinois
  • “Practical and Legal Considerations in Establishing an Electronic Health Record”
    • Twelfth National HIPAA Summit, April 2006 in Washington, DC
    • California Health Information Association Annual Meeting, June 2006 in Rancho Mirage, California
  • “Practical and Legal Considerations of the Personal Health Record and the Role of the Personal Health Information Manager,” American Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, October 2005 in San Diego, California
Health care Law
  • “Legal Issues in Healthcare,” Georgia Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, December 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • “Legal Issues,” Northeast Florida Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, September 2010 at The Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida
  • “State and Federal Audits,” Medical Association of Georgia, Law and the Physician Symposium, July 2005 in Amelia Island, Florida
  • “The New Georgia Hospital Licensure Rules,” Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys Annual Meeting, May 2003 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • “Advance Directives and Physician Assisted Suicide,” Rockdale Hospital and Health System Medical Staff Grand Rounds, January 2003 in Conyers, Georgia
Health Information Management
  • Moderator, “The Legal Implications of ‘The Internet of Things’,” Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Conference, September 2016 in Orlando, Florida
  • “E-Discovery Hot Topics,” American Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, October 2008 in Seattle, Washington
  • “Moving Health Information in an Emergency,” National Emergency Management Summit, March 2007 in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • “Disaster Response and Business Continuity: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina,” American Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, October 2006 in Denver, Colorado
  • “Planning for Pandemonium: Preparing for Pandemic Flu and Other Disasters – Part V: Health Information Issues,” American Health Lawyers Association, National Audio Seminar, February 2006
HIPAA
  • “When the OCR Comes Knocking: Here’s What to Expect and How to Respond,” Health Information Management Systems Society Privacy & Security Forum, June 2015 in Chicago, Illinois
  • “Complying with the Final HIPAA Rule,” Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Administrators Meeting, May 2013 in Lake Lanier Islands, Georgia
  • “HITECH: The Economic Stimulus Package and Its Impact on HIPAA,” The Florida Bar Health Law Section’s Fundamentals of Florida Healthcare Law, September 2009 in Orlando, Florida
  • “HIPAA Privacy: A Three Year Look Back,” Thirteenth National HIPAA Summit, September 2006 in Washington DC
  • “HIPAA Privacy: Tales from the Dark Side,” Arkansas Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, May 2006 in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • “HIPAA Security Risk Analysis: The Health Plan and Provider Perspective,” Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange Fall 2004 Conference, November 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • “Tales From the Dark Side: Real Privacy Nightmares from HIPAA Assessments,” Sixth National HIPAA Summit, March 2003 in Washington, DC
  • “HIPAA Compliance for Third Party Administrators and Self-Funded Health Plans,” North American Group Underwriters Association Winter Meeting, November 2002 in Denver, Colorado
  • “HIPAA Requirements for Hospital Chaplains and Volunteers,” Georgia Society of Healthcare Chaplains Annual Meeting, September 2002 in St. Simons Island, Georgia
  • “HIPAA: Is It Out of Control?” 24th Annual Health Law Forum, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, September 2002 in Greenville, North Carolina
  • “HIPAA Obligations of Insurers and Third-Party Administrators,” Southern Claims Conference, April 2002 in Orlando, Florida
  • “HIPAA for Insurers: An Overview,” Southern Claims Conference, April 2001 in Memphis, Tennessee
Managed Care and Insurance
  • “Managed Care Contracting: Maximizing Reimbursement and Contract Compliance,” Georgia Society of Managed Care Annual Meeting, October 2009 in Young Harris, Georgia
  • “Going Out of Network: Pitfalls and Opportunities,” Multistate Hospital Managed Care Conference, April 2009 in Savannah, Georgia

Value-Based and Pay-for-Performance Care

  • Panelist, “Business of Healthcare Symposium: Going from Good to Great in a Value-Based World,” Health Information Management Systems Society 2018 Annual Conference, March 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • “Pay for Performance: Using Quality as Your Benchmarking Standard,” Professional Association of Health Care Office Managers Annual Meeting, September 2005 in Louisville, Kentucky
  • “Impacts of Pay for Performance in the Self-Funded Arena,” Georgia Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Annual Summer Meeting, July 2005 in Hilton Head, South Carolina
  • “Pay for Performance: How Quality Can Help You Integrate with Physicians in Managed Care,” Dixon Hughes Healthcare Financial Strategies Conference, May 2004 in Charleston, South Carolina
Physician-Hospital Integration
  • “Physician-Hospital Integration in the 21st Century,” University of Alabama at Birmingham’s 35th National Symposium for Healthcare Executives, July 2015 in Sandestin, Florida.
Social Media
  • “Walking the Social Media Tightrope: Understanding the Risks that Surround Social Media,” Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina, May 2011 in Durham, North Carolina
Telemedicine / Telehealth
  • “Legal Issues in the Provision of Telemedicine Services,” Pacific Islands Chapter of the American Telemedicine Association, December 2013 (teleconference)
  • “Doctors/Providers On the Line: An Overview of Key Legal Topics Impacting Telehealth Programs and Business,” American Telemedicine Association Annual Meeting, May 2013 in Austin, Texas

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