Distance Learning

The Intersection of Public Health and Healthcare: Exploring Trends in Healthcare Quality and the Law, Part I: Improving Quality: Healthcare-Associated Infections and the Law - On Demand Recording

Recorded On: 08/10/2016

Time: 90 minutes
Format: On Demand Recording

Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are a threat to patient safety, and the prevention and reduction of healthcare-associated infections is a top priority for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This webinar will explore the public health issues associated with healthcare-associated infections and legal and policy responses to address them. Speakers will offer perspectives on state legal frameworks to address healthcare associated infections, trends in healthcare associated infection related litigation, and legal approaches to addressing healthcare associated infections in long-term care facilities.

Note: No CLE offered for this course.

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
  • Post-Acute and Long Term Services Practice Group

Alexa Limeres, JD (Moderator)

Public Health Analyst

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion 
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

Max Kennerly, Esq.


Kennerly Loutey, LLC
Philadelphia, PA

Demi Haffenreffer, RN, MBA


Haffenreffer and Associates
Portland, OR

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