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Legal Issues With Electronic Health Record Systems



This presentation focuses on common legal issues that arise in relation to the acquisition of electronic health record (EHR) systems. Specific EHR contracting issues covered include the following:

  • Payment terms;
  • Acceptance provisions;
  • System specifications;
  • Support and maintenance;
  • Uptime standards and remedies;
  • Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health warranties;
  • Privacy and security; and
  • Limitations, disclaimers, and indemnification.

In addition to summarizing these legal issues, the presentation provides practical tips and guidance in relation to the negotiation process. 


David Schoolcraft

David G. Schoolcraft, Esquire
Ogden Murphy Wallace PLLC
Seattle, WA


Note: This tutorial was recorded on June 7, 2012, and published on November 1, 2012, so the information presented is current as of the recording date.​

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