Electronic medical records may have been created for efficiency and accuracy, but they’re not free from user or design errors. Copy-and-paste mistakes, failed or ignored alerts, erroneous auto-populated text - their use can create a lot of confusion and errors which ultimately result in patient injury. Knowing how to effectively tap into and use this treasure trove of evidence can be vital to winning your medical malpractice case. This program will share hard-won knowledge and help you formulate effective strategies for handling discovery, metadata and other EMR issues. Enhance your skills with insights for both sides of the table - order today!
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM Eastern Standard Time
10:00 - 11:30, Daniel M. Schiavetta and Donna Palmer
11:45 - 1:15, Anne Meyer
ANNE MEYER, BSN, RN, LNCC, is president of Med-Law Connection, Inc., a legal nurse consulting firm started in 2005. Ms. Meyer brings more than 30 years of professional nursing experience to her work as a consultant and expert witness. She has worked in both staff and administrative positions in a variety of health industry settings including: hospital, home health care, long term care, rehabilitation and insurance. Aside from patient care, much of her time has focused on regulatory compliance with Medicare, local and state government agencies, as well as educating staff and implementing processes to ensure safe and quality patient care. Ms. Meyer is board certified in legal nurse consulting, earning the LNCC credential, and past chair of the American Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Board. She has lectured and published on several clinical and legal nursing topics and is the senior co-editor for the textbook Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practices, 4th Edition slated for fall 2019 publication.
DONNA PALMER is the admissions director and nurse with Campbell Hall Rehabilitation Center. She is the system administration director for the EMR system as well as screens referrals, handles marketing and outreach, and case manager for acute care and assisted living. Ms. Palmer earned her A.A. and L.P.N. degrees from Sussex County Community College.
DANIEL M. SCHIAVETTA is a partner at Russo & Toner, LLP, who specializes in nursing home and adult residential facility defense, and has wide experience in appellate and insurance coverage litigation. He has prosecuted rescission, declaratory judgment and interpleader actions in state and federal court on behalf of various insurers, and has tried cases involving medical malpractice and premises liability. Mr. Schiavetta gives presentations to nursing homes as to charting and litigation issues and is responsible for two changes in case law. He received his B.A. degree from State University of New York and his J.D. degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law. Mr. Schiavetta is admitted to New York and New Jersey federal courts; Second Circuit Court of Appeals; United States District Eastern and Middle districts of Pennsylvania, and United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. He is a member of the Westchester County Bar Association, the New Rochelle Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute.