Health Law (HL)

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The MBA’s Health Law Section is designed to improve the professional competence of attorneys dealing with health care issues through seminars and publications. It strives to bring together all members interested in the practice and delivery of health care.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Our June 12, 2015 Annual Health Law Conference

Health law is an evolving practice, which requires up-to-date knowledge of substantive developments related to healthcare delivery, the role of local hospitals, cost containment, access to experimental... MORE

Health Care Delivery and Cost Containment - Health Law Conference - June 12

How will changes in the Health Care Delivery System and Cost Containment impact your practice, your clients, and your healthcare access?

Come join us to hear from Karen Tseng, Head of the Health... MORE

2nd Annual Central MA Health Care Symposium

Please join the Health Law Section for our 2nd Annual Central MA Health Care Symposium at the University of Massachusetts Medical School on Thurs., April 16, 2015 from 8:30-12:00. You will engage... MORE

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UPCOMING GROUP EVENTS

  1. Health Law Section Council - Optional Conference Call

    Aug 11, 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM (ET)
    United States

UPCOMING MBA EVENTS

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LATEST SHARED FILES

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RECENT BLOGS

  • David Harlow

    Whither Interoperability? The 21st Century Cures Act

    Health Law (HL)

    Tucked into the FDA innovations of the 21st Century Cures Act recently passed by the House of Representatives and sent over to the Senate is a subtitle on interoperability. (Link goes to bill summary and status page. See Title II – Delivery, Subtitle A – Interoperability, pp. 244-298 of the PDF of the bill as sent from the House to the Senate. H.R. 6, 21st Century Cures Act .) Your faithful HealthBlawger will highlight some interesting points; it is worth reading the whole subtitle.... MORE

  • David Harlow

    On Making Patient Reviews of Physicians More Useful

    Health Law (HL)

    I recently hosted a Google Hangout on Air entitled Patient Reviews of Physicians: The Wisdom of the Crowd? (presented by The Harlow Group LLC in association with The Society for Participatory Medicine ). I spoke with Niam Yaraghi (Center for Technology Innovation, The Brookings Institution) and Casey Quinlan (Mighty Casey Media) following their interesting back-and-forth online on the question of whether and how patient reviews of physicians can add value. Please take a look... MORE

  • Patrick Sheehan

    Partners' Lauch of $1.2B EHR System

    Health Law (HL)

    It will be interesting to see if Partners can reduce medical errors and produce efficiencies as hoped through its new EHR system all while managing to maintain the privacy of the underlying health records. https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/05/31/partners-launches-billion-electronic-health-records-system/oo4nJJW2rQyfWUWQlvydkK/story.htm MORE

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  • David Harlow

    Podcast Interview with Farzad Mostashari on ACO / MSSP Proposed Regs

    Health Law (HL)

    I spoke with Farzad Mostashari six months back about the proposed revisions to the ACO / MSSP regs. The final regs are out now -- See the presser and the full ACO / MSSP reg . --- The Accountable Care Organization regulations were first promulgated under authority of the ACA's Medicare Shared Savings Program in 2011. Three years later, the regs are in the shop for a tune-up. Farzad Mostashari MD was one of the authors of the Brookings... MORE

  • David Harlow

    Get Social Health: David Harlow Podcast Interview with Janet Kennedy

    Health Law (HL)

    I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Janet Kennedy of Get Social Health about health care uses of social media, with a focus on HIPAA and other privacy concerns and other legal issues that may apply to uses of social media by health care organizations for marketing purposes and otherwise. Check out her post, and her entire podcast: David Harlow IS @Healthblawg . Stick around and listen to some of the other interviews she has conducted, too. David Harlow ... MORE

HEALTH LAW LEADERSHIP


Lorianne M. Sainsbury-Wong (left), chair
Donald  Whitmore (right), vice chair

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