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If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals has been created by K&L Gates to convey information about developments in health law through short podcasts.  

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Nov 21, 2017

In this latest episode on drones in health care, Tom DeCesar discusses how an increase in the prevalence of drone use may complicate existing health care operations, particularly through the disruption of air ambulances and the protection of patient privacy in and around health care facilities. This episode...


Nov 16, 2017

In this episode, Richard Church and Ryan Severson discuss the recent decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to substantially decrease reimbursement under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) for Medicare Part B drugs purchased pursuant to the 340B Drug Discount Program...


Oct 31, 2017

In this episode of Triage, Amanda Makki and Corbin Santo of the K&L Gates Public Policy and Law practice group discuss several fundamental issues that are currently at the center of the health care debate in Washington, DC.  Specifically, the episode helps provide an insider’s perspective on market stabilization under...


Oct 27, 2017

In the final episode of our three-part series on emergency preparedness and response in long term care, Kimi Gordy sits down with Sara Hamm, Senior Vice President of Successful Aging & Health Services for Lifespace Communities, to discuss disaster recovery and fostering resilience in long term care communities. Based on...


Oct 20, 2017

Unmanned aircraft, commonly known as “drones,” are gaining traction as a tool used by many industries today, including health care. Researchers are currently studying potential applications for drones in delivering medical supplies to rural areas or the site of emergencies. Though operational restrictions set by the...