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Mary Ellen Reilly and Zach Duffy Present on EMRs and Their Use in Professional Liability Litigation to Medical Staff at Lower Bucks Hospital on Dec. 4

On December 4, 2019, Mary Ellen Reilly and Zachary J. Duffy presented, "Electronic Medical Records," to medical staff of Lower Bucks Hospital in Bristol, PA. 

The presentation reviewed the use of electronic medical records (EMR) in healthcare, issues that arise in their use, and how they are used in professional liability and medical malpractice litigation by both plaintiffs and defendants. The speakers reviewed:

  • How EMRs are used in depositions
  • The importance of proper data entry and record preservation
  • How metadata is used to authenticate EMRs
  • The effect of EMRs and health information exchanges (HIE) on standard of care