Health Law Section

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    Save the Date! Health Law Section Fall Meeting Friday, October 24, 2014 State Bar Center, Albany, New York
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    • Public Health Law Webinar Series

      New York State Bar Association Health Law Section Public Health Committee

      in collaboration with

      The Network for Public Health Law and

      Public Health Association of New York City

      announce sponsorship of a
       

      PUBLIC HEALTH LAW WEBINAR SERIES

       

      A Look at Public Health Mandates and Public Health

      Legislation: Hot Topics in Public Health Law and Public Health Ethics

       

      featuring nationally recognized public health law experts

      The first webinar was held on June 27th.
                                                                                        

      SECOND WEBINAR IN SERIES: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

      Daniel Orenstein, JD, Deputy Director, Network for Public Health Law Western Region, Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Law, Public Health Law and Policy Program, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University

      Crisis Standards of Care: Public Health Ethics in Light of Evolving Mandates
       

      Friday, September 26, 2014
      3 pm - 4 pm Eastern Standard Time

      CLE Credits Pending

                                                                   

      THIRD WEBINAR IN SERIES: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2014

      Lawrence O. Gostin, University Professor and Founding O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law, Georgetown University

      Professor Gostin will discuss his recent book: Global Health Law (Harvard University Press, 2014)
       

      Thursday, December, 11, 2014
      4 pm - 5 pm Eastern Standard Time

      CLE Credits Pending

       

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      Pace Law School is an approved provider of CLE in New York State.

      This program is suitable for experienced attorneys only.

       

      Registration Fee for CLE: $45 Check payable to Pace Center for Continuing Legal Education. Please mail to:  Pace Law School, Center for Continuing Legal Education, 78 North Broadway, White Plains, NY  10603. 

         

      To register for September 10 and December 11, 2014 webinars, please send an email to jrose@networkforphl.org.

    • January 28: 2015 Annual Meeting: Save the Date!

      The New York State Bar Association's 2015 Annual Meeting is scheduled to take place January 26-31, 2015:

      New York Hilton Midtown
      1335 Avenue of the Americas
      New York City

      The Health Law Section will meet on Wednesday, January 28.

      Save the date!

    • July 23: Emails, Cell Phones and Google Glass! Privacy in the Mobile World: How to Protect and Advise Your Clients

      Emails, Cell Phones and Google Glass!
      Privacy in the Mobile World:
      How to Protect and Advise Your Clients

      Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      State Bar Center Great Hall | 1 Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207
      12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

      1.0 MCLE Credits: 1.0 Areas of Professional Practice

      CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

      * Not Able to Attend in Person?
       Webcast
      A Live Webcast Option is Available
      *Newly admitted attorneys (less than 24 months) must attend the
      program in-person to earn New York MCLE credit.

      Co-Sponsors:
      General Practice Section
      Health Law Section

      Committee on Continuing Legal Education

      Featuring:
      Joshua R. Cohen, Senior Partner, DeCorato Cohen Sheehan & Federico LLP, New York, NY

      Program Description:

      As technology keeps changing, a lawyer’s duty and ethical obligation to keep up with these changes becomes more difficult to assure best practices and compliance. This program will update lawyers regarding the challenges of mobile technology and the privacy issues created by these devices. Whether you or your client use a smart phone for email or wear Google Glass, you will learn of the impact these technologies have on privacy, your practice and your clients’ rights.

      Topics to be covered include:

      • The impact of mobile devices on privacy
      • Issues with Google Glass
      • Concerns with e-mail confidentiality
      • Location-aware mobile devices
      • Privacy with Mobile Technology for Personal Healthcare
      • What to advise your clients on privacy when using mobile technology

      Register Today!

      NYSBA Member: $75
      Non-Member: $175
      Note: Registration fees increase ten days prior to the program date.


      Members of the New York State Bar Association typically save more than 30% on their CLE programs. For more information, call our State Bar Service Center toll free at 1.800.582.2452, go to www.nysba.org/CLE.

    • September 12: Enforcement of Federal and State Health Laws

      2014 Update: Government Perspective on Enforcement of Federal and State Health Laws

      Friday, September 12, 2014
      8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

      The Yale Club of New York City – Trumbull Room
      50 Vanderbilt Avenue (across from Grand Central Station)
      New York, NY 10017

      The Health Law Section Committee on Continuing Legal Education is pleased to host a presentation by representatives of New York State and federal health law enforcement authorities who will discuss the following issues:

      • The relationship between and among enforcement authorities;
      • Criminal vs. civil enforcement – factors considered in the analysis of potential culpability;
      • Representative recent enforcement initiatives; and
      • Current and projected enforcement trends.

      This program will include presentations by representatives of the Southern and Eastern District Healthcare Civil and Criminal Fraud Units. Representatives of other state and federal enforcement agencies will present as well.

      CLE credits pending.

      This seminar presents an opportunity for attorneys and consultants that represent healthcare clients and entities (including doctors, hospitals, nursing homes and other medical providers as well as professionals who deal with these providers and joint venture with them), to hear from and perhaps speak with the federal and state enforcement representatives who are on the front lines of interpreting the appropriate enforcement of law in this complex, fast-evolving area.

      Register today and watch for additional program details.

      REGISTER NOW!

      For questions about this program, contact Amy Jasiewicz ajasiewicz@nysba.org

  • Health Law Blog- Supraspinatus

    Supraspinatus is a health law blog sponsored by the New York State Bar Association's Health Law Section.

    The purpose of Supraspinatus is to provide timely notice of signficant events and developments affecting practitioners of health care law in New York. Blog posts may cover subjects ranging from new legislation to court decisions to agency interpretations. Topics are selected by contributing authors based on personal choice for the purpose of sharing knowledge about, exploring, and illustrating interrelated (and in some cases interdisciplinary) aspects of current news events and the latest thinking in public policy, law and/or regulation.

    http://nysbar.com/blogs/healthlaw/

  • Health Law Journal

    Health Law Journal

    VIEW THE LATEST HEALTH LAW JOURNAL

    The Health Law Journal features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of health law on various topics including the Family Health Care Decisions Act, HIPAA, nursing homes, managed care, mental health, medical ethics, and long-term care. Also included are regular features on recent cases, legislation and publications, as well as updates on Section activities. Edited by Robert N. Swidler, Esq., the Health Law Journal is published by the Health Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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