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Author: Jamaal R. Jones, Esq.

Jones Health Law > Articles posted by Jamaal R. Jones, Esq. (Page 4)

Healthcare is the Next Cryptocurrency Frontier

What is Cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency is a virtual currency designed to work as a medium of exchange. It uses cryptography to secure and verify transactions as well as to control the creation of new units of a particular cryptocurrency. Essentially, cryptocurrencies are limited entries in a database that no one can change unless specific conditions are fulfilled. Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on the market but there are well over 1000 other “altcoins” in existence. The value of each cryptocurrency is largely speculative similar to stocks on an index. It has no intrinsic value or legal tender status and is only...

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Does Blockchain Belong in Healthcare?

Healthcare providers have been slow to implement blockchain into their practice. Providers are hesitant due to: (1) unfamiliarity with this technology and how it works; (2) some don’t see its practical application to healthcare; (3) others are employing the wait and see approach to determine if it is financially rewarding; and (4) some are put off by the lack of regulation, which could expose their patient records to cybertheft.   What is Blockchain? In 2009, blockchain stormed on the scene as the foundation for swapping digital currency. Blockchain is a permanent record of online transactions or exchanges that are logged publicly and in...

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Jamaal Jones, Esq. speaks at 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

On February 21, 2018, Jamaal R. Jones, Esq. spoke in front of an audience of Health Professionals at Nova Southeastern University's 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference. Mr. Jones discussed "Telemedicine and its Intersection with mHealth an Innovation of Things". Some attendees included Anesthesiology Assistants, athletic trainers, behavioral scientists, dental hygienists, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, and physical therapists to name a few.  ...

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Jamaal Jones Presents at Master Class on Telemedicine

On December 8, 2017, Jamaal Jones, Esq. discussed his presentation called "Health and Wearable Technology Issues in Remote Medicine" in front of other Healthcare Attorneys and Professionals at the Rosen Centre in Orlando, Florida. If you would like to find out more information about Mr. Jones and his presentation please email him at jrj@joneshealthlaw.com or call him at (305)877-5054. ...

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Florida v. Oxycodone, et. al.

Saamia Shaikh, Esquire has had her article "Florida v. Oxycodone, et. al." published in the Winter 2017 edition of the Florida Bar Health Law Section's Newsletter. http://www.flabarhls.org/resources-menu/document-library/hls-newsletter/320-the-florida-bar-health-law-section-newsletter-winter-2017 For more information about any of the information contained in this article or any other questions please email Ms. Shaikh at ss@joneshealthlaw.com....

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Florida Pharmacists Must Use E-FORCSE To Combat Opioid Abuse

By: Saamia Shaikh, Esq., OMS-III In 2011, Florida legislator’s enacted the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, also known as, the Electronic-Florida Online Reporting of Controlled Substances Evaluation (“E-FORCSE”). The program has legally expanded the role of dispensing pharmacists by requiring them to report the distribution of controlled substances.   E-FORCSE requires dispensers of controlled substances to report, within seven days, information regarding the prescriber and the patient for any prescription filled for controlled substances. Specifically, a patient’s demographic information, DOB, gender, as well as the prescriber’s demographic information, DEA number, NPI number, and license number must be reported. Additionally, dispensing information such as the...

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Jamaal Jones Moderates SFMGMA and NAHSE Event

  On August 24, 2017, Jamaal Jones moderated an event that was organized by the South Florida Medical Management Association (SFMGMA) and the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE). The event was titled "Great Healthcare Leadership Wanted: Navigating Your Career."    The panelists diverse employment backgrounds allowed them to offer very insightful perspectives on climbing the ladder in the healthcare industry. The panelists discussed a broad range of topics such as:   Factors that contribute to the successful ascendancy into high level leadership positions Gaining visibility in the work place & community Building a reputation, effective networking, and navigating the workplace Pursuing...

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