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Jeffery P. Drummond

Jeffery P. Drummond

Biography

Jeffery P. Drummond's areas of expertise include representing hospitals and other health care providers, physicians and physician groups, research organizations, laboratories, and managed care entities in mergers and acquisitions of health care entities, formation and dissolution of corporations, companies, and partnerships, development of joint ventures (including ambulatory surgery centers and physician-owned hospitals), negotiation and formation of managed care networks, private placement of and tender offer for securities, and the issuance of over $2 billion of health care and tax-exempt financings. He regularly advises clients regarding compliance with health care, pharmaceutical, and tax exemption laws and regulations. Mr. Drummond is a frequent speaker on medical record privacy and security issues and HIPAA, and advises clients regarding compliance with those laws and regulations. Since 2002, Mr Drummond has written a weblog on HIPAA matters entitled "HIPAABlog." Mr. Drummond is also a contributing editor to D Magazine's web publication "D Healthcare Daily," and was named a "Best Lawyer in Dallas" in the healthcare field in 2014 by D Magazine.

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Organization Membership

Mr. Drummond is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and past chairman of the Dallas Bar Association's Health Law Section. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the National Association of Bond Lawyers, and is listed in the "Red Book" as a bond counsel.


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Peer Recognition

Mr. Drummond was named a "Best Lawyer" by D Magazine (2014).


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Speeches / Publications

Mr. Drummond is a frequent speaker on health care law topics, including:

  • HIPAA and HITECH
  • The FTC Red Flags Rule
  • Cybersecurity and Data Breach Reporting
  • Federal, State, and International Data Privacy Requirements
  • Evaluating the Use of Social Media in Healthcare
  • Overcoming the HIPAA Risks Associated with New Media and Healthcare Electronic Communication
  • Mental Health Record Compliance
  • Medical Privacy Rights of Minors
  • Medical Records Requirements for Paralegals and Attorneys

Editorial Positions

  • Editorial Advisory Board, Report on Patient Privacy, Atlantic Information Services, Inc.
  • Contributing Editor, D Healthcare Daily, D Magazine, Inc.

2015 Presentations Include:

  • 11/12: CyrusOne CIO Security Lunch and Learn Series, "Cybersecurity and Data Breach"
  • 10/13: Progressive Healthcare Conferences: "Medical Privacy Rights of Minors"
  • 10/8: Clear Law Institute, "HIPAA Compliance for Lawyers: The New Requirements"
  • 9/23: MHBT Breakfast Seminar Series, "What Keeps You Up at Night? Best Practices for Understanding Employer Health Benefit Plans: Cyber Breaches of PHI and Member Benefit Plan Information"
  • 8/18: Lorman Educational Services seminar, "Medical Records Update for Paralegals: Releases, Retention and Confidentiality Requirements"
  • 7/18: Parkland Surgical Society meeting, "HIPAA Challenges for the Solo Practitioner"
  • 4/23: Organization of Legal Professionals/The Paralegal Knowledge Institute seminar, "HIPAA Compliance for Attorneys and Paralegals"
  • 4/14: Texas Medical Association seminar, Dumas, Texas, "HIPAA Update: Privacy, Security, and Breach Issues"
  • 3/25: Texas Medical Association seminar, Mansfield, Texas, "HIPAA Update: Privacy, Security, and Breach Issues"
  • 3/20: PESI seminar, "Texas Mental Health and the Law," Privacy of Mental Health Records
  • 2/26: Houston Healthcare Business Forum, "HIPAA, Cyber-Liability, and Date Breach Preparedness"
  • 2/11: Lorman seminar, "Medical Records Update for Paralegals: Releases, Retention and Confidentiality Requirements"

2014 Presentations Include:

  • 12/15: National Business Institute, "HIPAA Compliance for Lawyers: The New Requirements"
  • 12/4: Lorman seminar, "Medical Privacy Rights of Minors"
  • 10/14: Asociation of Corporate Counsel, Houston Chapter, "HIPAA 2014: Recent Changes from HITECH and the Omnibus Rule"
  • 9/18, 9/22 and 9/29: Dallas Area Rapid Transit, presentation to employees on HIPAA compliance
  • 8/27: Texas Medical Association seminar, "Complying with HIPAA and Texas Privacy Laws"
  • 8/20: Texas Medical Association seminar, "HIPAA Training for Medical Office Staff"
  • 5/14: Lorman seminar, "Mental Health Record Compliance"
  • 4/3: PESI seminar, "Texas Mental Health and the Law," Privacy of Mental Health Records
  • 2/25: Lorman seminar, "Medical Records Law in Texas," HIPAA and FDA Red Flags
  • 2/19: Texas Medical Association seminar, "Complying with HIPAA and Texas Security Laws"
  • 2/13: Lorman seminar, "Medical Records Law in Texas," HIPAA and FDA Red Flags
  • 1/29: Lorman seminar, "Medical Record Update for Paralegals"
  • 1/22: Texas Medical Association seminar, "Complying with HIPAA and Texas Privacy Laws"
  • 1/15: Texas Medical Association seminar, "HIPAA and Texas Privacy Laws for the Clinical Staff"

2013 Presentations Include:

  • 12/12: Lorman seminar, "Medical Privacy Rights of Minors"
  • 11/13: Lorman seminar, "Mental Health Record Compliance"
  • 11/1: Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors regional meeting, Houston, Tx, "Current Issues in HIPAA Compliance"
  • 10/15: Texas Hospital Association/Texas State Bar Health Law Section joint 2013 Texas Health Law Conference, Austin, Tx, "HIPAA Update: Recent Enforcement Actions and Ethical Issues for Attorneys"
  • 9/30 and 10/3: Dallas Area Rapid Transit staff training: "HIPAA Privacy Regulations"
  • 8/27: Texas Medical Association seminar, "HIPAA and Texas Privacy Laws for the Clinical Staff"
  • 8/20: Texas Medical Association seminar, "Complying with HIPAA and Texas Security Laws"
  • 8/6: Texas Medical Association seminar, "Complying with HIPAA and Texas Privacy Laws"
  • 7/15: 2013 TSCPA Advanced Health Care Conference, San Antonio, Tx, "Social Media and Electronic Communications in the New HIPAA/HITECH World"
  • 6/18: Rio Grande Valley Healthcare Fraud and Compliance Conference, McAllen, Tx, "Boarding the Omnibus (Rule): Recent Changes to HIPAA and How They Impact You"
  • 6/14: Dallas Bar Association Paralegal Section, Dallas, Tx, "HIPAA 2013 Recent Changes from HITECH and the Omnibus Rule"
  • 6/6: Rossdale Seminar Series, "HIPAA Issues for Attorneys: HITECH and Other Enhancements"
  • 5/15: Dallas Bar Association Health Law Section, Dallas, Tx, "HIPAA 2013 Recent Changes from HITECH and the Omnibus Rule"
  • 5/9: HCAA National CPA Health Care Advisors Association 2013 Spring Conference, Dallas, Tx, "ACA, HIPAA, Etc.: Current Legal Issues in Healthcare"
  • 5/8: HCPro Seminar, "HIPAA/HITECH Omnibus Final Rule: Stay Compliant With 2013 Changes"
  • 4/17: Practice Managers Association, Dallas, Tx, "Social Media Risks for Healthcare Providers"
  • 4/10 and 4/11: Texas Medical Association seminar series, Houston, Tx, "Truths and Myths about Medical Records and HIPAA"
  • 4/1: Texas Health Care Annual Meeting. Ft. Worth, Tx, "Physician Compliance Issues"
  • 3/20: Health-Ed Network, Dallas, Tx, "Texas Mental Health and the Law: Privacy of Mental Health Records"
  • 3/19: Texas Medical Association seminar series, McAllen, Tx, "Truths and Myths about Medical Records and HIPAA"
  • 3/7: Texas Medical Association seminar series, Dallas, Tx, "Truths and Myths about Medical Records and HIPAA"
  • 3/5: Texas Medical Association seminar series, Ft. Worth, Tx, "Truths and Myths about Medical Records and HIPAA"
  • 2/28: Texas Medical Association seminar series, San Antonio, Tx, "Truths and Myths about Medical Records and HIPAA"
  • 2/27: Texas Medical Association seminar series, Austin, Tx, "Truths and Myths about Medical Records and HIPAA"
  • 2/20: Texas Medical Association seminar, "Complying with HIPAA and Texas Security Laws"
  • 2/7: Dallas Bar Association, Dallas, Tx, "Health Reform After the Election: The Big Picture of Obamacare"
  • 1/25: Lorman seminar, "Medical Record Update for Paralegals"

2012 Presentations Include:

  • 12/13: Lorman seminar, Medical Records Law in Texas (HIPAA presentation), Dallas, Tx: "Medical Records Law in Texas: HIPAA Rules"
  • 11/28: Lorman seminar, "Medical Privacy Rights of Minors"
  • 10/30: Lorman seminar, Medical Records Law in Texas (HIPAA presentation), Ft. Worth, Tx: "Medical Records Law in Texas: HIPAA Rules"
  • 10/4: Presentation to Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar, Addison, Tx: "HIPAA: What it Means, How it Works, and When it Really Prohibits Disclosure of Medical Records"
  • 9/14: Lorman seminar, Medical Records Law in Louisiana (HIPAA presentation), Shreveport, La: "Medical Records Law in Louisiana: HIPAA Rules"
  • 9/5: Presentation to Dallas Bar Assn Solo and Small Firm Section on the Affordable Care Act Impact on Attorneys, Dallas, Tx: "Health Care Reform After the Supreme Court"
  • 8/16: HIPAA presentation to Medical Staff members at Hendrick Medical Center, Abilene, Tx: "HIPAA Compliance for Physician Practices"
  • 8/16: Physician Compliance presentation to Hendrick Physician Group, Abilene, Tx: "Healthcare Compliance for Physicians"
  • 8/15: HIPAA webinar for Rossdale CLE: "HIPAA Issues for Attorneys: HITECH and Other Enhancements"
  • 8/9: National Association of Women Business Owners event, San Antonio, Tx: "The Affordable Care Act and Business Impact Update" (featuring HHS Assistant Secretary for Administration Ned Holland)
  • 7/19: HIPAA training session for Advanced Eye Care, San Antonio, Tx: "HIPAA: Training Program on Privacy, Security, and HB300"
  • 5/31: Lorman Webinar presentation: "Medical Privacy Rights of Minors"
  • 4/28: Physician Compliance presentation to Texas Health Care, PLLC, Ft. Worth, Tx: "Healthcare Compliance for New Physicians"
  • 4/20: HIPAA webinar presentation for Western Slope chapter of Colorado Health Information Management Association: "Current HIPAA Issues: HITECH and Other Enhancements"

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B.A., cum laude, University of Dallas

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law
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  • 1987, Texas
 
 
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