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K&L Gates and Partner Anthony Pavel Join CTeL Legal Resource Team

The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) is pleased to announce that K&L Gates LLP has agreed to join the CTeL Legal Resource Team. The firm’s primary representation will be provided by CTeL Board member, Anthony T. Pavel, a partner in the firm’s Washington, DC office.   Mr. Pavel is experienced in […]

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New CTeL Report: Telemedicine — Stark and Anti-Kickback

The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) has released a legal and regulatory research report, “The Practice of Telemedicine: The Impact of Stark and Anti-Kickback.“  The report is authored by CTeL Legal Fellow, Salima Jamal Ali, Esquire, a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law.  Ms. Ali currently advises […]

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CTeL December Webinar: Telehealth Consent Forms

The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) is pleased to announce the scheduling of the December Brown Bag Webinar. This month’s topic will be:  Telehealth Consent Forms:  Are They Necessary?  What Should be Included?  The webinar will be held on Monday, December 19, 2011 at 12:00 noon (EST). Our speakers will […]

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Are your Clinicians" Mobile Devices Secure?

Many or most violations of the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s (HIPAA) privacy and security rules come straight back to mobile devices. This statement was contained in an excellent article recently published in InformationWeek, entitled, How Secure Are Your Clinicians’ Mobile Devices? This article contains a number of useful suggestions for HIPAA covered […]

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Are your Clinicians” Mobile Devices Secure?

Many or most violations of the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s (HIPAA) privacy and security rules come straight back to mobile devices. This statement was contained in an excellent article recently published in InformationWeek, entitled, How Secure Are Your Clinicians’ Mobile Devices? This article contains a number of useful suggestions for HIPAA covered […]

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Covered Entities Unprepared for HIPAA Compliance Review

According to HealthLeadersMedia, only 17 percent of 400 responding organizations said they are fully prepared for a Federal audit to determine compliance with the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy and security rules. Seventy percent indicated they are “somewhat prepared” to be evaluated. According the HIPAA enforcement authority, the Office for Civil […]

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December CTeL Brown Bag Webinar: Telehealth Consent Forms: Are They Necessary? What Should be Included?

We are close to announcing the final details for the Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law’s (CTeL) December Brown Bag Webinar.   The topic this month will be:  Telehealth Consent Forms:  Are They Necessary?  What Should be Included? In investigating a question from a CTeL member on telemedicine consent form policies and procedures, […]

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Virginian Marilyn Tavenner Nominated to be CMS Administrator; Friend of Telehealth

A true friend of telehealth, Marilyn Tavenner of Virginia, has been nominated by President Obama to be the next administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  If confirmed by the United States Senate, she will take over for Dr. Donald Berwick.   Ms. Tavenner served as the former Secretary of Virginia’s health and […]

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Rene Quashie, Epstein Becker & Green Join CTeL Legal Resource Team

The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL)  is pleased to announce a new facet of our organization’s service to our CTeL members:  The CTeL Legal Resource Team.   The first member of this team is Rene Quashie, CTeL’s legal and regulatory counsel. CTeL appreciates Rene’s continued involvement in delivering legal and regulatory […]

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Rene Quashie, Epstein Becker & Green Join CTeL Legal Resource Team

The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL)  is pleased to announce a new facet of our organization’s service to our CTeL members:  The CTeL Legal Resource Team.   The first member of this team is Rene Quashie, CTeL’s legal and regulatory counsel. CTeL appreciates Rene’s continued involvement in delivering legal and regulatory […]

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