Professor Terry Speaks on Health Information Technology at Annual Health Policy Institute
Professor Nicolas Terry, co-director of the William S. and Christine S. Center for Law and Health and Hall Render Professor of Law, was a presenter at the 14th annual Health Policy Institute on May 18, 2012, at Southern Illinois University School of Law. Professor Terry gave a lecture called “Framing HIT implementation beyond meaningful use: what we know and do not know about effectiveness, financing, regulation and liability exposure.” The event was titled “EHRs, EMRs, and Health Information Technology: To Meaningful Use and Beyond.” His research interests lie primarily at the intersection of medicine, law, and information technology. The goal of the conference was to examine the current status of health information technology (HIT) and look to its future in health care.
Professor Terry teaches Torts, Products Liability, Health Information Technology, Law & Science, and Health Care Quality. Educated at Kingston University and the University of Cambridge, he began his academic career as a member of the law faculty of the University of Exeter in England. He has served as a Senior Fellow at Melbourne Law School and held visiting faculty positions at the law schools of Santa Clara University, the University of Missouri-Columbia, Washington University, and the University of Iowa. From 2000-08, Professor Terry served as co-director of Saint Louis University’s Center for Health Law Studies. From 2008-10, he served as the School of Law’s Senior Associate Dean.