Medical Records in the Digital Age Featuring Sam Hodge 2021

Product ID: CA3236W
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

A sore subject

Every time a client visits a health care provider, a medical record is made. Electronic medical records, telemedicine, and e-prescriptions have dramatically changed the practice of medicine.

With federal and state laws protecting private health information, no uniformity among doctors’ offices for producing medical records, and records riddled with unfamiliar, complex jargon – dealing with medical records can be a painful process for legal professionals.

Rx for success

Medical Records in the Digital Age has your prescription for obtaining and understanding medical records without the headaches and outlandish price tags. Nationally acclaimed presenter, award-winning law professor, and successful litigator Sam Hodge will help you understand:

  • How health care providers maintain and organize records in the 21st century
  • The nuances of medical records in relation to federal law
  • How to cut through red tape in obtaining and paying for medical records
  • What to expect from an electronic medical chart
  • How to determine if a record has been altered
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Pricing

Member $329.00

Non-Member $429.00

Credits

7 CLE, 1 EPR

Date and Time

Wednesday, December 15, 20218:30 AM - 4:00 PM CT

Add to Calendar 12/15/2021 8:30:00 AM 12/15/2021 4:00:00 PM America/Chicago Medical Records in the Digital Age Featuring Sam Hodge 2021

A sore subject

Every time a client visits a health care provider, a medical record is made. Electronic medical records, telemedicine, and e-prescriptions have dramatically changed the practice of medicine.

With federal and state laws protecting private health information, no uniformity among doctors’ offices for producing medical records, and records riddled with unfamiliar, complex jargon – dealing with medical records can be a painful process for legal professionals.

Rx for success

Medical Records in the Digital Age has your prescription for obtaining and understanding medical records without the headaches and outlandish price tags. Nationally acclaimed presenter, award-winning law professor, and successful litigator Sam Hodge will help you understand:

  • How health care providers maintain and organize records in the 21st century
  • The nuances of medical records in relation to federal law
  • How to cut through red tape in obtaining and paying for medical records
  • What to expect from an electronic medical chart
  • How to determine if a record has been altered
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A sore subject

Every time a client visits a health care provider, a medical record is made. Electronic medical records, telemedicine, and e-prescriptions have dramatically changed the practice of medicine.

With federal and state laws protecting private health information, no uniformity among doctors’ offices for producing medical records, and records riddled with unfamiliar, complex jargon – dealing with medical records can be a painful process for legal professionals.

Rx for success

Medical Records in the Digital Age has your prescription for obtaining and understanding medical records without the headaches and outlandish price tags. Nationally acclaimed presenter, award-winning law professor, and successful litigator Sam Hodge will help you understand:

  • How health care providers maintain and organize records in the 21st century
  • The nuances of medical records in relation to federal law
  • How to cut through red tape in obtaining and paying for medical records
  • What to expect from an electronic medical chart
  • How to determine if a record has been altered
Read More ↓

Sam Hodge is a seasoned litigator, a mediator/arbitrator for the Dispute Resolution Institute in Philadelphia, and a professor of Legal Studies at Temple University. During his 45+year teaching career, he’s taught more than 25,000 students about law and anatomy and received multiple teaching awards, including the Temple University Great Teacher Award and the ACLEA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Continuing Legal Education for his Anatomy for Lawyers course.

Sam has been named one of the most popular continuing legal education instructors in the country, and his interactive teaching style has received national attention including stories in the New York Times, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Philadelphia Enquirer, National Public Radio and television.

He is also a prolific author whose research has been cited in court opinions, legislation, law reviews and legal or medical journals. He has authored more than 160 articles and 8 books, including: Head Trauma and Brain Injuries for Lawyers, ABA; The Forensic Autopsy, ABA; Clinical Anatomy for Attorneys, ABA; the award-winning book, Anatomy for Litigators, ALI ABA; and Thermography and Personal Injury Litigation, John Wiley and sons.

Professor Hodge is a graduate of Temple University School of Law and the Graduate Legal Studies Division of the Law School. He has also received mediation training at the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution and is a member of the American Association of Anatomists and the American College of Legal Medicine.

8:30 a.m. : The Intersection of medical and legal ethics

  • Ethical issues involving the intersection of law and medicine
  • Medical record protections
  • Disclosure of private health information
  • Novel ethical issues attorneys face in the medical arena

9:30 a.m. : The changing nature of medical records in view of federal and state mandates

  • Federal mandates involving medical records such as HIPAA, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
  • The challenges of electronic medical records

10:00 a.m. : Break

10:15 a.m. : Obtaining medical records and understanding them

  • How to cut through the red tape and delays in obtaining medical records
  • Obtain records at a fraction of the cost
  • Routes of drug administration and e-prescriptions

11:45 a.m. : Lunch

12:45 p.m. : Understanding medical terminology

  • How medical terms are created
  • Defining terms
  • Understanding medical jargon and abbreviations
  • Common mistakes made in recording and reading of abbreviations
  • Diagnostic procedures
  • Sam’s tips for understanding medical records

2:15 p.m. : Break

2:30 p.m. : Types of medical records

  • Medical record organization
  • What determines the order for seeing a patient
  • The Contents of hospital chart versus treating physician records
  • The S.O.A.P. format
  • The emergency room record
  • Triage
  • The admissions process
  • Classifications of surgery

4:00 p.m. : Program Concludes

"Should be a required seminar for all plaintiffs' personal injury and defense/insurance lawyers. Will give a running start to evaluate medical records and medical reports."

"Funny — better than the doctors that give dry and boring talks over our head!"

  • Save time and resources when obtaining records and researching medical terminology
  • Cut through the jargon, abbreviations, unfamiliar words, and various digital formats in medical records
  • Learn from an expert who has won teaching awards for his unmatched energy and entertaining delivery
  • Personal injury lawyers
  • Worker's compensation attorneys
  • Insurance lawyers
  • Litigators
  • General practitioners

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