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January Chapter Meeting

Topics for Presentation to ARMA

  • Information Security and Medical Records
  • The law, including the Public Information Act
  • Identifying a medical record
  • Types of confidential information
  • Collecting, handling, and storing medical records
  • What should and shouldn’t I do with medical records
  • Breach and unauthorized disclosure


  • When: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
  • Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Twin Towers Office Center and Executive Suites, 1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas 78723






Laura Pfefferle is an Assistant General Counsel at TDLR.  She graduated magna cum laude from the University of New Orleans, and from the Tulane University School of Law where she was a member of the Tulane Law Review and a managing editor of the Environmental Law Journal, and received a certificate in Environmental Law.  She formerly worked for the Texas Office of the Attorney General under John Cornyn and Greg Abbott, for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), and for the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).  She has experience with record retention and open records as a state attorney for 16 years, and temporarily served as the TDLR open records attorney until the new position was filled.  She is currently developing the agency medical records training course for TDLR.



Earlier Event: December 7
Austin ARMA Holiday Social
Later Event: February 6
February 2018 Chapter Workshop