Jeanne Born is a Registered Nurse and health law attorney, and helps medical and hospital administrators on a daily basis. She practices in the health care group with an emphasis on hospital and long term care law, risk management, health information and technology including HIPAA/HITECH, credentialing, medical staff issues including revising medical staff bylaws, peer review matters, legal compliance, administrative and regulatory issues and reimbursement. She also handles nonprofit corporate issues for health-related and other nonprofits.
Her nursing background is in general medical/surgical nursing, medical/surgical neurology, and nursing management.
She represents a wide variety of health care facilities and providers including hospitals, continuing care retirement communities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospices, home health agencies, home care agencies and physicians.
Jeanne is a frequent speaker on various corporate and healthcare issues including multiple long term care issues and general and health information compliance. She received her J.D. degree cum laude from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she was Research Editor of theABA Real Property Probate and Trust Journal.
Recognitions•Best Lawyers in America - Health Care Law, 2013
•YWCA - TWIN (Tribute to Women and Industry) Award
•Registered Nurse: Illinois, 1975; South Carolina, 1990
•South Carolina Bar - Health Law Section, Past-Chair
Served as Amicus curiae for the South Carolina Hospital Association inWieters v. Bon-Secours - St. Francis Xavier Hospital, in which the South Carolina Court of Appeals held that due to the importance of protecting confidences revealed during peer reviews, questions concerning whether information protected by the Peer Review Statute should be subject to discovery will be reviewed by appellate courts even though the issue is interlocutory in nature. View the decision here.
Speaking & Writing
Related NewsProtecting the Privacy and Security of Health Information
March 1, 2013 Related EventsPrivacy Seminar
December 9, 2013OverviewPresentations
HIPAA Revisions: How Will They Affect Your Compliance Efforts?, 17th Annual South Carolina Office of Rural Health Conference, Columbia, SC, October 16, 2013.
Legal Issues in Hospital Emergency Departments, South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) for the South Carolina Chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (SC ASHRM) and the South Carolina Association for Healthcare Quality (SCAHQ), June 2011.
HIPAA HITECH Update for the South Carolina Health Information Management Association, July 2010
Making the Most of Protecting your Quality and Safety Information: The effect of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act for SCASHRM at the South Carolina Hospital Association, May 2009
HIPAA HITECH at AmcolSystem's legal update, May 2009
Legal Compliance Update at the South Carolina Medical Association's 2009 Legal Symposium
Legal Compliance Update at the South Carolina. Healthcare Association's 2009 Spring Meeting
Hospice / Nursing Home Relationships, a presentation for the December 2007 South Carolina Health Care Association meeting
Hot Topics in Long-Term Care, a presentation at the South Carolina Health Care Association's 2008 annual meeting
Quality Initiatives / Enforcement, a presentation for Direct Supply's 2008 annual meeting
Issues in 2007 Survey Certification and Enforcement, a presentation for the South Carolina Healthcare Association's Annual meeting.
Legal issues in Nonprofit Corporations - October 1, 2007 for the Lutheran Financial Managers Association
Nonprofit Bylaws - December 5, 2007 for the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations
2006 Legislative Update, a presentation for the South Carolina Hospital Association