Health Care Technology and the HITECH Act

Electronic Health Records

In the past decade, electronic medical records have become the rule instead of the exception. From choosing the right vendor, to negotiating the associated contracts, to ensuring a smooth implantation, the health care lawyers of Houston Harbaugh are ready to assist you in meeting your goals.

HIPAA Security Rules and the HITECH Act

The introduction of electronic health records and advanced medical devices available for use in the medical office has resulted in expanded obligations under HIPAA and the HITECH Act. The health care attorneys of Houston Harbaugh are experienced in navigating these requirements, including providing guidance and assistance in performing security risk assessments and developing policies and procedures to ensure compliance.