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Shedding Light on Telemedicine Liability

By Joseph P. McMenamin Students of telehealth law, especially that which governs professional liability claims, labor at a disadvantage: few such reported claims exist. There are probably...

No Free For All: Fourth Circuit Rules in Favor of Photographers’ Rights

By Robert D. Michaux Federal judicial caseload statistics from U.S. courts indicate a decline in the number of appeals concerning intellectual property filed in and pending before...

Virginia’s New Smartchart Network Program: Access to the Right Information in the Right Setting to Improve Patient Care and Trim Costs

Virginia’s single technology platform that connected emergency departments across the state has expanded to permit data sharing between all health care providers, insurers and other organizations that...

Lippman Recognized for Leadership in Virginia Bar Association Division

Christian & Barton attorney Steven W. Lippman received an Emerson G. Spies Award from the Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (YLD) during the organization’s Annual Meeting...

Federal Government Finalizes Rule to Advance Algorithm Transparency and Health IT Interoperability

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) issued the Health Data, Technology and Operability: Certification Program...

Information Blocking and Behavioral Health Providers

In 2016, Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act), a federal law that aims to innovate and advance patient care and increase the electronic exchange...
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