Call Coverage Agreements Assisted client negotiate and draft call coverage agreements in a number of specialties including general surgery, trauma surgery, and neurology. Defense of case alleging tortious interference and related claims arising out of suspension of medical staff privileges Successfully defended health care system and executives in case seeking $5 million in damages arising out of alleged wrongful summary suspension of a physician’s medical staff privileges. Defense of health care providers in medical malpractice cases Extensive background representing physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, and nursing assistants in medical malpractice cases in a wide variety of settings, including labor and delivery, general surgery, pathology, urology, orthopedic surgery, oncology, pediatric surgery, and neonatalogy. Medical Director Agreements Advised clients regarding regulatory requirements for medical director agreements. Medical Staff Bylaws Assisted health system medical staff with development of bylaws and regularly advised regarding governance and related matters. Medical Staff Peer Review Advised medical staff peer review committee regarding legal and regulatory matters, including guiding medical staff through fair hearing procedures and required notifications to National Practitioner Data Bank and state licensing authorities. Not-for-Profit Corporate Governance Matters Advised not-for-profit health care system regarding a variety of corporate governance matters, including private inurement and other compensation matters, community benefit requirements, and a variety of state law corporate governance issues. Other Personal Services Agreements Advised health system regarding personal services agreements with a variety of independent specialty groups, including pathology, radiology, and hospitalist. Physician Employment Matters Assisted health system with negotiation and implementation of uniform employment agreement template for multi-specialty physician practice of over 150 physicians. Advised health system regarding contractual and other legal implications of physician employee discipline and termination. Service Line Co-Management Agreements Advised health system regarding service line co-management agreements, including agreements with gastroenterology group and orthopedic surgery group.