Orlando, Fla. – May 28, 2013 - Michael L. Smith, an attorney with The Health Law Firm, presented a lecture to Florida Hospital's family medicine residents and staff members. The lecture took place on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Florida Hospital East Orlando. The topic focused on medical staff credentialing, privileging and peer review.
Mr. Smith’s presentation began by explaining medical staff bylaws, the process of peer review hearings and recommendations to health care professionals who face those hearings. He also addressed the federal and state laws that regulate the relationship between a hospital’s medical staff and its governing body. To reference the lecture, click here. To view video clips from the lecture, click here.
This seminar is the last in a three-part lecture series that was presented to Florida Hospital's Family Medicine Department by attorneys with The Health Law Firm.
With offices in Central Florida and Colorado, The Health Law Firm exclusively represents health care providers. Services provided by the firm include representation in Department of Health (DOH) investigations, reviewing and negotiating employment contracts, professional license and credential defense, representation at both formal and informal administrative hearings, peer review defense, Medicare and Medicaid audits, formation of corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs), medical board hearings and other matters of Health Law.
For more information about The Health Law Firm, visit http://www.TheHealthLawFirm.com.
For a downloadable, printable photograph of Mr. Smith, visit http://www.TheHealthLawFirm.com/resources/online-press-kit.html.
About The Health Law Firm
The Health Law Firm was established in 1999, bringing together a team of experienced attorneys with decades of work in the legal and healthcare fields. With offices in Central Florida and Colorado, the firm represents healthcare providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, dentists, mental health professionals and other licensed health professionals and entities. For more information about The Health Law Firm, visit http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com.
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