In an article for Healthcare Info Security, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Lisa Rivera commented about the class action lawsuit against eClinicalWorks, an electronic health records (EHR) vendor, alleging the company failed to provide valid patient EHR and maintain secure patient data. The class action suit follows a Department of Justice (DOJ) announcement that eClinicalWorks agreed to pay a $155 million financial settlement related to similar charges. This case is being closely watched as an indicator of how to handle data integrity issues with EHR providers.

The full article, “$1 Billion Lawsuit Focuses on EHR Data Integrity Concerns,” was posted by Healthcare Info Security on November 20, 2017, and is available online.