Digital Health Liability: We Are Not In Kansas Anymore!
May 19, 2010, 11:54 AM EDT
Law360, New York (May 19, 2010, 11:54 AM EDT) -- Medical diagnosis and treatment for patient health care in California and throughout the nation is going global. Increasingly, health care practitioners in foreign countries render medical advice, make utilization review decisions and deliver health care services remotely by accessing health care records of California residents through the use of digital and interactive video technology.
This resort to cyberspace in providing medical care opens up the possibility of the misuse of electronically and digitally transmitted medical information by the receiving foreign practitioner in violation of state and...