Gerard Scheitlin

Patient Based Consent

With 42 CFR Part 2, HIPAA and state regulations all intersecting at TEFCA, managing patient consent one of the largest risks in the interoperability requirements. This session will discuss how to establish a patient based consent model that covers the entire spectrum and helps reduce the patient consent risk. The discussion will cover the following topics:

1. The importance of statute redaction and how to compare the various statute changes and differences in a near realtime fashion
2. Movement from an organizational consent model to a patient centric model that ensures the consent of the patient is satisfied
3. The advantages of blockchain in the creation of a longitudinal patient consent record
4. Why natural language processing is crucial to developing a patient consent model.
5. The advantages of managing consent in a policy format that allows realtime changes to the patient consent.
6. TEFCA and how a patient based consent model satisfies the requirements


Gerard Scheitlin

Focus on Risk Prevention, not Risk Mitigation

Gerard Scheitlin is the owner and founder of RISQ Management, a company specializing in product and organizational risk solutions. Before devoting his work fulltime to RISQ Management, Gerard was an executive leader with a thirty-year extensive background in multiple industries including Health Care, Information Technology, Automotive, Electronics, and Distribution.

Gerard is actively involved in publicizing by how focusing on RISQ Management and Business Transformation is able to achieve sustainable growth. Gerard currently has nineteen publications ranging across multiple media platforms, and covering a broad range of topics focusing on his RISQ Model. Gerard has been a guest speaker and a panelist at a number of nationally accredited symposiums, as well as individual company summits. Gerard has been a guest lecturer at Arizona State University in the School of Biomedical Informatics.

Gerard is passionate about RISQ remediation and process improvement with a 'client-centered' approach that focus on prevention, rather than reaction. Gerard is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with Engineering degrees from Purdue University and The University of Alabama.

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