Health Law Journal

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    The Health Law Journal features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of health law on various topics including the Family Health Care Decisions Act, HIPAA, nursing homes, managed care, mental health, medical ethics, and long-term care. Also included are regular features on recent cases, legislation and publications, as well as updates on Section activities. Edited by Robert N. Swidler, Esq., the Health Law Journal is published by the Health Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

    The Journal is published as a benefit for members of the Health Law Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission.
    © New York State Bar Association. All rights reserved. ISSN 1530-3926 (print) ISSN 1933-8406 (online)

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    Winter 2015


    A Message from the Section Chair
    Margaret J. Davino

    Regular Features
    In the New York State Courts
    In the New York State Legislature
    In the New York State Agencies
    New York State Fraud, Abuse and Compliance Developments
    In the Journals
    For Your Information

    Special Edition: Telehealth in New York
    Raul A. Tabora, Jr., Special Edition Editor

    Telehealth and Telemedicine Reimbursement Issues
    Raul A. Tabora, Jr.

    Telemedicine, Telehealth and Cybersecurity
    Robert A. Heverly

    Telepsychiatry: What Every Health Care Attorney Needs to Know
    Hindi Mermelstein, M.D., FAPM, Carolyn Reinach Wolf, Esq. and Jamie A. Rosen, Esq.

    Findings on Telemedicine and Medical Malpractice in New York
    Courtney Alpert

    Terminological Analysis for Telehealth and Telemedicine
    Rebecca Cerny

    Feature Articles 
    Concierge Medicine: A Legal Analysis
    Deniza Gertsberg

    The Court of Appeals Declines to Impose Strict Liability on Health Care Organizations
    Karen M. Richards

    Section Matters

    Newsflash: What��s Happening in the Section