COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vorys' fifth and newest blog was launched to provide interesting and pertinent analysis of a variety of issues involving health information technology (HIT). The blog, available at www.healtHITechlaw.com, will provide readers with frequent updates on developments in HIT, including HIPAA/HITECH compliance and the interplay of state privacy laws, electronic health record implementation and use challenges, review of new HIT tools and status of health information exchanges.
"The health information technology environment is constantly evolving and it can be hard for health care providers to keep up," said Lisa Pierce Reisz, a partner in the health care and litigation groups and an editor of the blog. "The HealtHITech blog will keep our clients and others updated with valuable information and timely analysis on the pertinent legal issues surrounding health information technology issues, including all facets of HIPAA/HITECH compliance."
The Vorys HealtHITech law blog contributors are highly experienced in health information privacy and security, including HIPAA's Privacy and Security Rules, HITECH's amendments to HIPAA, and other federal and state privacy laws. Vorys attorneys have counseled health care providers, health plans and large health care trade associations on a full range of legal issues pertaining to health information technology, including HIPAA /HITECH compliance, breach notification, business associate agreements, electronic health records, meaningful use and other health information technology issues. Read more about the practice here.
About Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest Ohio-based law firms with nearly 375 attorneys in six offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and Houston, Texas. Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.