In anticipation of the forthcoming 2012 Fall/Winter issue of the Health Law Reporter
, we are pleased to present this sneak peek into the issue. First, a Policymaker Profile of Laurance Stuntz
, the Director of the Massachusetts eHealth Institute, the state entity responsible for helping providers and payers in the state connect to the Massachusetts Health Information Exchange (“Mass HIway”). Second, a related article that provides an inside look at the policy and technology of the Mass HIway
, co-written by four leaders directing its development and deployment. We know you will find both articles interesting and informative. The full 2012 Fall/Winter issue will be published shortly, and will include articles about HIPAA enforcement trends, the CMS demonstration project in Massachusetts concerning dual-eligibles, and the development and growing trend of Medical Legal Partnerships. It will also include four health law case briefs covering topics ranging from the application of the psychotherapist-patient privilege to whether application of a hospital’s intellectual property policy resulted in violations of privacy. Be on the lookout for the full issue in the coming weeks, but for now, here
is your sneak preview.