HERRIN HEALTH LAW, P.C.
HERRIN HEALTH LAW, P.C.

Thought Leadership 

 

 

 

Over his career, firm founder Barry Herrin has written and spoken numerous times to groups across the country, often on topics that evidence thought leadership in health law policy, the implementation of electronic health records systems, data integrity, and other issues. A selection of his publications and presentations follows. Contact him if you would like him to speak at your group or conference.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

  • Author and Co-Author, Georgia Hospital Law Manual, Consents and Advance Directives Section (1997, 2005, and 2011/2012 eds.)
  • Author and Co-Author, Georgia Health Information Management Association Legal Manual (2002, 2006, and 2011 rev. eds.)
  • Editor and Co-Author, South Carolina Health Information Management Association Legal Manual (2007 rev. ed.)
  • Co-Author, Georgia Jurisprudence, Insurance Law Volume (Lawyers Cooperative, 1995)
  • "8 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Reduce Cyber Risk," SIGNiX Healthcare News Blog, September 2016
  • "Release of Information: When to Call a Healthcare Compliance Attorney," September 2016 Journal of AHIMA
  • "Personal Minimums: An Air Force Safety Lesson for the Modern Professional" - http://www.execrank.com/board-of-directors-articles/personal-minimums-an-air-force-safety-lesson-for-the-modern-professional#sthash.pvNui1fb.dpuf
  • “The Law Firm Business Associate: New Liabilities Create Conflicts of Interest,” August 2015 Health Care Compliance Association Compliance Today
  • Co-Author, Practice Brief, “Rules for Handling and Maintaining Metadata in the EHR,” May 2013 Journal of AHIMA
  • “Long Distance Records: Requesting and Managing the Records of Foreign Nationals,” April 2012 Journal of AHIMA
  • “PHI Faux Pas,” March/April 2012 Journal of Medical Practice Management
  • “Communicating Through the EHR,” February 2012 Journal of AHIMA
  • “What’s That, You Say?”, January/February 2012 Journal of Medical Practice Management
  • “Best Practices in EMR System Acquisition,” Fall 2011 Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia
  • “Cybersecurity Insurance: Considering Coverage for Data Breaches,” January 2011 Journal of AHIMA
  • “Breaches of Unsecured PHI after HITECH: A Suggested Framework for Investigation,” July – September 2010 University of Florida Risk Rx, Vol. 7, No. 3
  • “PHI Faux Pas: Social Media And The Unauthorized Disclosure Of PHI,” April 30, 2010 American Health Lawyers Association Health Lawyers Weekly, Vol. VIII, Issue 17
  • “Breaches of Unsecured PHI after HITECH: A Suggested Framework for Investigation,” March 12, 2010 Florida Society for Hospital Risk Management and Patient Safety Risk Review
  • “County Governments and the FCC’s ‘Red Flag’ Regulations,” July 2009 Georgia County Government
  • “Release of Information on Deceased Patients,” January 2009 Journal of AHIMA
  • “Professional Practice Solutions: Releasing Records from Other Providers,” November/December 2008 Journal of AHIMA
  • “Healthcare Leadership Lessons from the Military,” November 2008 Atlanta Hospital News
  • “Outsourcing HIM Functions to Europe: A Perilous Atlantic Crossing,” September 2008 Journal of AHIMA
  • “Identity Proofing – Just a Fancy Name for Verification?” May 2007 Journal of AHIMA
  • “Security Rule Blues” – May 2005 Physicians Practice Magazine
  • “Informed Consent: It’s Not Just a Piece of Paper,” April 2005 Physicians Practice Magazine
  • Co-Author, “Pay for Performance: The Case for Quality as an Integrating and Incentivizing Factor,” February 2004 American Health Lawyers Association Health Lawyers News
  • “Practical Considerations of HIPAA Privacy Rules: Dispelling the Myths, Raising Awareness,” January/February 2003 Clinician News Magazine
  • “Tales from the Dark Side:  Real Privacy Nightmares from HIPAA Assessment Engagements,” American Health Lawyers Association Hospitals and Health Systems Rx, Vol. 4, Issue 2 (Winter 2002)
  • ”Health Information Privacy:  A New Burden for Self-Insured Employers,” December 2002/January 2003 Health Care Buyer Magazine

 

SELECTED SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

 

  • "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
  • Moderator, "Master Class on Telemedicine Law," Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Conference, September 2017 in Orlando, Florida
  • "'Holistic' Security Framework: Supporting Business and Clinical Goals," HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum, September 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts
  • “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)
  • "Cyber-Risk, Cyber-Insurance, and Human Resources Issues in Cyberspace: What You Need to Know," American Health Information Management Association Privacy & Security Institute, October 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Moderator, "Accountable Care Organizations: Creation, Capitalization, Contracting," Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives, September 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Moderator, "The Legal Implications of 'The Internet of Things'," Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Conference, September 2016 in Orlando, Florida
  • Panel Discussion, "Cybersecurity," 2016 Georgia HIMSS Annual Conference, 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
  • “Narrow Networks,” North Carolina Medical Society, March 2016 (teleconference)
  • Panel Discussion, “Accountable Care Organizations: Negotiating the Briar Patch,” 2016 HCCA Managed Care Compliance Institute, February 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Panel Discussion, “Cybersecurity,” 2015 Georgia HIMSS Annual Conference, October 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Panel Discussion, “Physician-Hospital Integration in the 21st Century,” University of Alabama at Birmingham's 35th National Symposium for Healthcare Executives, July 2015 in Sandestin, Florida.
  • “Privacy Breaches: Real Life Experiences and Lessons Learned,” Florida Health Information Management Association Annual Convention, July 2015 in Orlando, Florida
  • “When the OCR Comes Knocking: Here’s What to Expect and How to Respond,” Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Privacy & Security Forum, June 2015 in Chicago, Illinois
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Legal Issues in the Provision of Telemedicine Services,” Pacific Islands Chapter of the American Telemedicine Association, December 2013 (international teleconference)
  • “Data Integrity and the Official Patient Record: Destination or Journey?”, California Health Information Association Annual Convention, June 2013 in Palm Desert, California
  • “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
  • “Clinical Documentation Improvement As a Response to Federal Recoupment Strategies,” Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists Annual Meeting, May 2012 in San Diego, California
  • “Data Integrity and the Official Patient Record: Destination or Journey?”, 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
  • “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
  • “Investigating Breaches of Protected Health Information Under HITECH,” Georgia Hospital Association Compliance Officers Roundtable, March 2011 in Barnsley Gardens, Georgia
  • “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
  • “Federal and State Compliance Issues,” Georgia Chapter of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, September 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • “Investigating Breaches of Protected Health Information Under HITECH,” Tennessee Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, April 2010 in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • “The Legal Electronic Health Record: Beyond Definition,” Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council, October 2009
  • “Managed Care Contracting: Maximizing Reimbursement and Contract Compliance,” Georgia Society of Managed Care Annual Meeting, October 2009 in Young Harris, 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
  • “Going Out of Network: Pitfalls and Opportunities,” Multistate Hospital Managed Care Conference, April 2009 in Savannah, Georgia
  • “Legal Issues Regarding the Electronic Health Record,” Scottsdale Institute, October 2008
  • “E-Discovery Hot Topics,” American Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, October 2008 in Seattle, Washington
  • “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
  • “Everything I Needed to Know About Leadership I Learned in the Boy Scouts,” American Health Information Management Association AOE Symposium, July 2007 in Chicago, Illinois
  • “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
  • “State and Federal Compliance Matters,” American Academy of Medical Management, April 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • “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
  • “HIPAA Privacy: A Three Year Look Back,” Thirteenth National HIPAA Summit, September 2006 in Washington DC
  • “Practical and Legal Considerations in Establishing a Personal Health Record,” California Health Information Association Annual Meeting, June 2006 in Rancho Mirage, California
  • “HIPAA Privacy: Tales from the Dark Side,” Arkansas Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, May 2006 in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • “Practical and Legal Considerations in Establishing an Electronic Health Record,” Twelfth National HIPAA Summit, April 2006 in Washington, DC
  • “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
  • "HIPAA Security Risk Analysis: The Health Plan and Provider Perspective,” Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange Fall 2004 Conference, November 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • “HIPAA Compliance for Third Party Administrators and Self-Funded Health Plans,” North American Group Underwriters Association Winter Meeting, November 2002 in Denver, Colorado
  • “HIPAA: Is It Out of Control?” 24th Annual Health Law Forum, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, September 2002 in Greenville, North Carolina

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The information contained in the referenced articles and elsewhere on this website are for general information of the reading public and is not to be considered legal advice. 

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