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7 Things All Law Firms (and Their IT Staff) Need to Know About HIPAA

White Papers  |  posted on November 13th, 2013  |  Request PDF

Short for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, HIPAA provides standards to protect the privacy of personal health information. To improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the health care system, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, Public Law 104-191, included “Administrative Simplification” provisions that required HHS to adopt national standards for electronic health care transactions. Congress incorporated into HIPAA provisions that mandated the adoption of Federal privacy protections for individually identifiable health information.

Reinventing the RFP: Getting the Most Out of Your Document Review Platform in 2014…and Beyond?

White Papers  |  posted on November 8th, 2013  |  Request PDF

2014 will present a number of opportunities for organizations to upgrade a variety of technology tools that the recession forced them to delay.  In particular, document review programs that are due for renewal following a multi-year initial engagement, no longer meet the needs of the firm or where their vendor’s focus on solving client needs seems to have faded. In order to more eectively identify, evaluate and select prospective new tools, acquirers such as law firms and corporate legal departments must begin to update their Request for Proposal (RFP) process to better reflect future trends in litigation, new advancements in the market and their individual needs.

Can the Use of Analytics in a Review Really Make a Difference?

White Papers  |  posted on September 23rd, 2013  |  Request PDF

Paragon Legal Technology Support, an eDiscovery provider in Atlanta, Georgia (www.paragonafa.com), recently managed a project utilizing iCONECT’s XERA® document review platform, in combination with XERA Analytics (powered by CAAT® from Content Analyst Company).  This project has provided a unique opportunity to quantify the difference in  results between a “non-analytics” review versus an “analytics review.”  Rarely do two back-to-back projects, within weeks of one another, use  the same reviewers, same dataset, same custodians and have similar issues.  Such were the circumstances during Paragon’s recent document review of 7TB of data.

Forensics Collections to E-Discovery

White Papers  |  posted on August 30th, 2013  |  Request PDF

Since the amended United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have taken effect in 2006 to incorporate electronically stored information as discoverable, technology in the legal space involves an interesting mix of forensics, e-discovery and review. There are now software companies that have done a great job in bridging the gap from forensic collections to data analysis and data/document review.

Overcoming Technological Barriers to the Duty of Competency

White Papers  |  posted on March 25th, 2013  |  Request PDF

As electronic documents continue to dwarf paper documents and assume growing importance as a component of many legal proceedings, firms are searching for new and effective ways to tackle the cumbersome tasks associated with document review.  Electronic discovery requires the investigation and review of data, be it email or spreadsheets, as well as the use of the right tools to search data during each stage of litigation.  Effectively knowing how to search for electronically stored information is a challenge for many attorneys.

BP Oil Spill Plaintiffs Successfully Deploy iCONECT Review Platform

White Papers  |  posted on March 22nd, 2013  |  Request PDF

Organizations that face complex litigation events are better prepared to face their ediscovery challenges when the stakeholders have taken steps to align their agendas, business processes, and IT infrastructure investments at the onset. Under this scenario, the ediscovery document review and collaboration platform should have the scale, performance, and infrastructure capabilities to support multiple data formats, complex workflows, and granular security, work product, and data segregation models while still meeting review and production turnaround objectives and cost constraints.

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