Physicians who are resigning, retiring, switching jobs, or are terminated should consider tail insurance to cover malpractice claims brought after they’ve left their current employer... [Read More]
Steven M. Harris, Esq., is a nationally recognized healthcare attorney and a member of the law firm McDonald Hopkins LLC. Steve has a national reputation as an advisor to business and professional organizations, counsels privately and publicly owned corporations and healthcare clients on contractual and regulatory issues, succession planning, and related transactional matters. He represents clients in acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and contract disputes. In addition to acting as a business advisor, Steve serves as a member of various boards of directors. Steve also commits substantial time educating the medical profession on business and regulatory matters. Presentations include the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the University of Chicago Hospital, the American Dental Association, and Illinois Medical Group Management Association (ILMGMA). Contact him via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Steven M. Harris, Esq.
Direct communication and a concern for the patient’s welfare should guide the process of terminating a physician-patient relationship... [Read More]
Tips for expanding, or contracting, your rheumatology medical practice... [Read More]
How rheumatologists can manage, and avoid, a restrictive noncompetition clause in an employment contract... [Read More]
The art of purchasing a piece of medical equipment requires the perfect combination of medical, financial, business, and legal expertise.... [Read More]
HIPAA requires that healthcare providers maintain administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to protect patient information. This safeguard requirement has many physicians’ attorneys worried that their clients are violating HIPAA on a regular basis.... [Read More]
With employees in your medical practice, timely documentation is key.... [Read More]
Consider both your practice’s needs and the long-term viability of the technology when selecting an EHR system.... [Read More]
A merger of medical practices can provide significant and long-term benefits to a rheumatology practice. However, a number of difficult decisions and legal issues must be addressed.... [Read More]
Key principles that will help facilitate terminations that bring cost-effective finality to the employment relationship.... [Read More]