New Foley Hoag-EHRIntelligence Webinar Series Kicks Off With Session on Impact of New FDA Healthcare Tech Regulations

January 24, 2014

A panel of four healthcare law and policy experts will examine the effects of evolving technology and reimbursement regulations to kick off a new webinar series on healthcare issues co-sponsored by Foley Hoag LLP and EHRIntelligence.com.

The first 60-minute “Healthcare Leadership Series” will be webcast on Jan. 30, 1 p.m. Eastern Time. It will combine presentations from the four-member panel and a question-and-answer session from the audience. 

The panel will examine FDA’s most recent guidance on the regulation of software as well as current proposals to regulate electronic health records (EHRs) and clinical decision support (CDS) software.  Among the issues the panel will discuss are the recommendations of the FDASIA Health IT Workgroup, legislative proposals, such as the SOFTWARE Act; FDA guidance on mobile applications; and the certification process for EHR under Medicare.

This first session of the Healthcare Leadership Series will address some of the most significant developments that healthcare professionals need to stay abreast of.  As issues develop and evolve, this webinar series will help healthcare professional cut through the clutter.

Foley Hoag has one of the most accomplished and experienced healthcare practices in the legal profession. Foley Hoag lawyers and healthcare specialists have decades of experience in statutory and regulatory analysis, compliance, government investigations, litigation and corporate transactions. Most of our lawyers and healthcare policy specialists have had a direct hand in shaping virtually every healthcare law and regulation enacted over the past four decades, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). 

EHRIntelligence.com is the leading online resource for the latest news and product information about Electronic Health Records, ICD-10, Health Information Exchanges and other issues facing ambulatory and acute care facilities.

Panelists include:
• Tom Leary, vice president of government relations for HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society);
Colin Zick, co-chair of the Healthcare and Privacy and Data Security Practices at Foley Hoag; and
• Igor Gorlach, FDA Associate at Foley Hoag.

For more information about the webinar and to register, click here.

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