Wednesday AM Keynote

Case Law Update 2019

Keynote Description

This is an annual re-cap of the case law that has been handed down in the past year. It includes cases on emergency medicine, medical malpractice, informed consent, privacy and miscellaneous matters.

About John West, JD, MHA, DFASHRM, CPHRM

Mr. West is currently employed as the Principal of West Consulting Services, an independent risk management and patient safety consulting firm that specializes in continuing medical/legal education for physicians and nurses. He holds a law degree from Chase College of Law, a master’s degree in Health Services Administration from Xavier University, and a bachelor’s degree (Biology) from the University of Cincinnati. He holds the designation of distinguished fellow of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM).

He received the Presidential Citation Award (2011) and the Distinguished Service Award (2001) from ASHRM, which are its highest honors. He has been a certified professional in healthcare risk management (CPHRM) since 2006. Mr. West has been the author of the “Case Law Update” column, which appears quarterly in the Journal of Healthcare Risk Management, since 1994.

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