Elliott B. Oppenheim practiced family medicine and emergency medicine for nearly eighteen years before attending law school and obtaining a master's degree in health law. He attended Occidental College (BA 1969), The University of California at Irvine (MD 1973), Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University (JD 1995), and Loyola University School of Law, Chicago (LL.M. Health Law 1996).
He has written extensively about medical malpractice litigation, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, and spoliation of evidence in medical negligence litigation and continues to write on medical-legal subjects. Dr. Oppenheim has been active in the field of medical negligence litigation for almost twenty-five years. He heads coMEDco, Inc., a national medical-legal consulting firm as President and CEO. Dr. Oppenheim also teaches health law.
SUMMARY TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1. Admissibility of Medical Records
Chapter 2. The Recording Sequence
Chapter 3. Why There Must Be a Record
Chapter 4. Spoliation
Chapter 5. Confidentiality and Privilege
Chapter 6. Discovery and Trial Techniques