Healthcare


WORKING WITH THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY IS A WAW SPECIALTY.  
Doesn’t your health, your career, your practice or your healthcare facility deserve expert legal representation?


Healthcare law is a unique practice area that requires precise and well-informed representation. WAW’s healthcare attorneys have long-standing experience with the multidimensional aspects of healthcare ranging from hospitals to physician groups to individual practitioners and patients.  Don’t second guess the importance of industry-specific expertise when faced with a healthcare legal issue. Put WAW’s authoritative and highly-respected reputation among industry professionals to work on your case.


YOU CAN COUNT ON WAW'S HEALTHCARE EXPERTISE.
With medical malpractice payouts reaching nearly $3.9 billion in the 2015 Diederich Healthcare
Medical Malpractice Payout Analysis
, having a seasoned WAW healthcare attorney on your side is absolutely essential.
 


WAW handles these types of healthcare legal situations:

  • Hospital Law.  Hospital law encompasses a varied scope of medical and non-medical matters in multitude of healthcare environments.  When handling claims that can range from patient care, medical malpractice, corporate negligence or labor and employment matters for hospital, nursing home or related facility management, a comprehensive understanding of these systems is crucial to the timely and effective resolution. WAW has the proficiency you need.
  • Compliance. The regulatory elements of the healthcare industry are a critical part of running a facility that provides top-quality care. Engaging a legal firm that can counsel on everything from risk management, human resources, financing, corporate compliance programs, HIPAA policies and implementation to the development of solid operational and patient policies and procedures will ensure that your healthcare business or organization is in full compliance with the law and best practices.
  • Physician Employment Agreements. WAW can provide facilities with physician recruitment and retention, contract negotiations, practice acquisitions and divestiture, physician compensation and employment and practice support.
  • Physician Practices. If you are a physician considering private practice, it’s important to get solid advice on the business and legal side of developing your practice.  WAW can offer assistance with Joint ventures, affiliations and other business arrangements as well as guide you through the maze of accreditation, licensing and insurance management.