EMR EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Electronic Medical Record Vendor Suffers Data Breach EMR Expert Case

Electronic Medical Record Vendor Suffers Data Breach

This case involves a class action suit against a cloud-based electronic medical record vendor for failing to safeguard patient information archived in their platform. The vendor in question allegedly suffered a data breach that compromised the medical rec …

Social Workers Fail To Conduct Adequate Medical Screening For At-Risk Child EMR Expert Case

This case involves a child who did not receive an appropriate medical screening when taken into custody by the state. Her birth mother tested positive for opioids at delivery and the baby tested positive for opioids after birth. A judge promptly signed …

Facility Accused Of Overcharging Patients For Medical Records EMR Expert Case

This case involves the alleged overcharge of patients for copies of their medical records. Under state law, it is unlawful to charge patients, and other qualified persons who request copies of patient medical records, more than the costs incurred to co …

Electronic Medical Record Error Leads To Accidental Discharge Of Sepsis Patient EMR Expert Case

This case involves an elderly male patient who was discharged from a hospital emergency room despite having lab results consistent with sepsis. Although the patient’s lab results triggered the hospital’s “severe sepsis warning” in the electronic medica …

Podiatrist Fails to Treat Fatal Infection EMR Expert Case

Podiatrist Fails to Treat Fatal Infection

This case takes place in New York and involves a patient who suffered from a wound on his right foot which was first seen by podiatrist. The patient was HIV positive but had no other medical issues, and the podiatrist began treating the infection with a s …

Patient’s Medication Causes Neutropenia Leading to Sepsis EMR Expert Case

The case takes place in North Dakota and involves a male patient in his early fifties with a past medical history of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hyperthyroidism for which he had been given propylthiouracil (PTU) since early 2010. The patient began t …