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Patient Care Liability and Litigation

  • Understanding and Interacting with Protection and Advocacy Agencies - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/21/2020

    This webinar will present an engaging discussion on protection and advocacy agencies, their statutory authority and history, their role in protecting and advocating for patient rights, and their specific activities. The webinar will discuss how health care providers and providers' counsel can best interact with P&A agencies to ensure compliance with applicable laws and develop a cohesive working relationship. Panelists will include the National Disability Rights Network's (the national umbrella organization for P&As) Executive Director, legal counsel for one of the state P&As, and outside provider counsel who routinely work with P&As in various states.

  • The Opioid Crisis and Compliance - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/12/2020

    This session will provide an in-depth look in how to effectively manage the risks of the opioid epidemic through compliance efforts. Session Objectives: Compliance Requirements and Beyond - Evaluating the effectiveness of your compliance program and remedial efforts to implement or improve one in the face of the opioid epidemic. Systems Controls - Addressing which buttons and levers can be pulled and protected to achieve 100% compliance for each team of stakeholders while retaining individual decision-making authority of the clinicians. Response Plan - Implementing a response plan in a multidisciplinary project plan to address vulnerabilities and improve the coordinate response of the Compliance Program.

  • Disaster Preparedness and Response Webinar Series, All Parts - On Demand Recording

    Contains 3 Product(s)

    With various types of disasters seemingly becoming increasingly common across the United States and the world, including catastrophic hurricanes, wildfires, mudslides and volcanic eruptions, as well as terrorist attacks, healthcare providers have many reasons to be considering whether they are prepared for a disaster event. Community disasters pose special challenges for hospitals and other healthcare facilities given the functions they serve in communities. Counsel to providers with recent real-life experiences addressing these challenges have stories and insights to share, based on what they learned and what they wish they had known. This 3-part webinar series will provide current, real-life, “from the trenches” examples and analysis of the unexpected and challenging legal questions that arise for hospitals and other essential health care providers in preparation and response to disasters. It will include panelists who practice and represent clients in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, California, Florida, Texas, the Carolinas and other areas that have recently experienced large-scale disasters.

  • Disaster Preparedness and Response Webinar Series part III - On Demand Recording

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/15/2019

    Hard at Work: Managing Employee and Workforce Questions During and in the Aftermath of a Disaster

  • OIG Medicare Compliance Audits -- What You Need to Know and Best Practices for Responding - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/24/2018

    This panel will discuss OIG Medicare Compliance audits and best practices for responding to the same.

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