Distance Learning

The Intersection of Public Health and Health Care—The Role of Law, Part II: Health Care Quality: What's Law Got to Do with It? (Intermediate) On Demand Recording

Recorded On: 07/17/2015

Law and policy makers, health care administrators, patient advocates, and financial analysts are increasingly looking toward health care quality as a benchmark for health interventions and innovations. This webinar will provide an overview of “health care quality," innovations to improve health care quality, and how law relates to these innovations, particularly within the Medicare/Medicaid framework. The presentation will include panelists from the public and private sectors and a question and answer session.

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Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.

This webinar is presented in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Sponsoring AHLA Group:

  • AHLA Public Interest Committee

Co-sponsoring AHLA Group:

  • Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group


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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Perkins Coie

Elizabeth Mothershed

Acting Associate Director for Policy

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Tara Ramanathan, JD, MPH

Public Health Analyst

Public Health Law Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

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