Wyatt is pleased to announce that one of the partners in its Health Care Service Team, Kathie McDonald-McClure, has authored a chapter for the third edition of "Risk Management in Healthcare Institutions." Ms. McDonald-McClure's chapter is entitled "Risk Management in Long-Term Care Institutions and Services." She is a former Vice President and Counsel of Liability Claims for Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a healthcare services company that through its subsidiaries operates hospitals, nursing centers and a contract rehabilitation services business across the United States. The book is available for ordering on-line at the principle publisher, Jones & Bartlett Learning, as well as on Amazon.com, and other healthcare book seller websites. To order on-line click here.
Ms. McDonald-McClure has been selected for inclusion in Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® for Health Care Law and as a "Partner in Health Care" by Business First. She draws upon her extensive legal career in the healthcare industry to advise healthcare providers in the areas of fraud and abuse, anti-kickback, physician self-referral, Medicare reimbursement and secondary payer rules, clinical trial matters, HIPAA, and HITECH electronic health records stimulus law. Her clients include medical device manufacturers, hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, behavioral health, home health, physical and occupational therapy providers, long-term care pharmacies, and other healthcare providers. She assists clients with the development, review and maintenance of effective compliance programs. She also assists healthcare clients with risk and insurance issues.
Wyatt’s Health Care Service Team includes 15 attorneys who practice primarily in healthcare law, representing a wide range of providers and suppliers of healthcare services, supplies and medical devices. The team includes eight attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, 2013 for Health Care, more than any other law firm in Kentucky.