Post & Schell Principals from Health Care, IT, Employment and White Collar Practice Groups Present at PBI's 20th Annual Health Law Institute on March 13 & 14
On March 13-14, 2014, Post & Schell Principals from the Firm's Health Care, Information Technology, Employment & Employee Relations and Internal Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice Groups presented at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's (PBI) 20th Annual Health Law Institute at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
PBI's annual Health Law Institute provides attendees with education and insight on innovative concepts, current trends, and legal updates, as well as professional networking, first class reference materials and a top notch faculty. The Institute has a proven track record of teaching practical and realistic solutions to everyday and unexpected problems in health law.
Among the presentations given by Post & Schell Principals:
On March 14, 2014 at 3:45 PM ET, Health Care Principal and Information Technology Practice Group Chair Steven J. Fox presented, "Danger Lurking in the 'Clouds'." Mr. Fox's presentation explored the importance of service level agreements, performance issues, privacy and security, indemnification, limitations of liability and warranties in the health care industry.
On March 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM ET, Internal Investigations & White Collar Defense Principal John N. Joseph presented, "To Disclose or Not to Disclose Compliance Problems: That is the Question." Mr. Joseph examined the interaction of external and internal forces surrounding the decision to disclose a compliance problem. He covered the factors to consider when making the critical decision as to whether, and to whom, to disclose compliance problems identified in an internal investigation.
On March 14, 2014 at 3:45 PM ET, Health Care Principal Robin Locke Nagele and Employment & Employee Relations Principal Andrea M. Kirshenbaum presented, "Quality Metrics, Contractors and the 'Right to Control': Extending 'Employee' Rights to the Independent Medical Staff." Ms. Nagele and Ms. Kirshenbaum examined the trend of independent physicians being found to qualify as “employees” under employment discrimination statutes and offered ways for hospitals to pro-actively anticipate, prevent and manage these potential employment discrimination exposures.