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E-Discovery for Healthcare

October 27, 2013

Dell Chappell was a speaker at the American Excess Insurance Exchange Advisory Committee Meeting in conjunction with the 2013 American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) Conference in Austin, Texas.   The October 27-30 conference brings together healthcare risk managers, in-house counsel and executives.

The panel focused on the topic: E-Discovery for Healthcare and addressed special challenges healthcare providers and their insurers face with information governance and litigation readiness.

This panel discussed specifically the need to evaluate record retention and destruction policies and some technology solutions for record preservation, including litigation holds. Also discussed were emerging trends in ediscovery for healthcare including electronic health records, data security and privacy, and data storage in medical devices and applications.

For more information on this topic please feel free to contact Dell Chappell, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP at