Computer Forensics Metadata Analysis of Patient Electronic Medical Records

HaystackID’s CISO Lee Neubecker interviews Personal Injury Attorney James Meyer on Patient Electronic Medical Records Discovery

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Metadata Computer Forensics Analysis


In this video, personal injury attorney James Meyer shares some of the important aspects of using computer forensics to reveal important patient electronic medical record related metadata in an effort to answer important questions, such as how long did a patient have to wait to receive important medicine prescribed by the physician.  Other regulations impacting discovery during medical malpractice related litigation are explored including HIPAA.

James Meyer, Jonathan P. Tomes, and Lee Neubecker co-authored a publication that appeared in the August 2013 Illinois Bar Association’s publication, the Illinois Bar Journal, on the topic of “ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS: Metadata as Evidence in Litigation”.

A reprint of the publication is available at

*James G. Meyer is an attorney who practices in the law firm of Ialongo & Meyer in Chicago.

**Jonathan P. Tomes is an attorney admitted in Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma who practices in the law firm of Tomes & Dvorak, Chartered, in Overland Park, Kansas, and consults around the country on HIPAA and the HITECH Act. He has also served as an expert witness on HIPAA, medical records, and the Federal Tort Claims Act in cases in Illinois, Washington, DC, and Colorado.

***Lee Neubeker is a world top ranked computer forensics expert and the Chief Information Security Officer of HaystackID, LLC, a Boston headquartered eDiscovery and Computer Forensics consulting firm with offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe.