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Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals is a podcast created by the K&L Gates health care practice group to inform our clients and friends of the firm about the latest developments in health law. If you would like to provide feedback or would like to suggest a topic for a future episode of Triage, please contact usUse the icons below to subscribe to Triage via your favorite podcast app to have our episodes delivered directly to you as they become available.

Jun 27, 2019

In this episode, Gary Qualls provides an overview of a recent case out of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Encompass Office Solutions, Inc. v. Louisiana Health Service & Indemnity Company d/b/a BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana. This episode discusses the issues raised by an unconventional provider of surgical...


May 31, 2019

In Part Two of this two-part series on the current climate of sexual harassment within the healthcare industry, Leann Walsh and Kristi Nickodem discuss important considerations and practical tips for health care employers in light of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s recent report on...


May 23, 2019

With the recent launch of Time's Up Health Care and the publication of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (“National Academies’ Report”), sexual harassment continues to be an...


May 16, 2019

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently released a proposed rule aimed at promoting the interoperability of health information technology and enabling access to electronic health information (EHI). In this episode, Ryan Severson provides an overview of the...


May 8, 2019

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently released a notice of enforcement discretion announcing changes in how the agency will assess civil monetary penalties for violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). In this episode, Rebecca Schaefer discusses the impact of...