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Kirk Presents at AHLA Conference

February 2014

Charlotte Health Care Counsel Kimberly Kirk spoke at the American Health Lawyers Association Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute in New Orleans on February 5. Kirk co-presented “The Impact of HIPAA on Medical Practices in a Post-HITECH World,” addressing points such as key changes from HITECH that impact physician practices; significant enforcement actions, reported incidents, and Office for Civil Rights HIPAA Audit protocol; key aspects of HIPAA training; best practices regarding social media, email and portable devices by practice employees; compliance implications for independent physicians versus hospital affiliated/employed physicians; and responding to patient complains and OCR inquiries.