Monthly Archives: September 2014

Stephen Siegel Named Vice Chair of Miami Chamber Healthcare Committee

We are pleased to announce that Stephen Siegel, of counsel in the firm’s Miami office, has been named vice chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Healthcare Committee. Siegel will serve in this capacity during the chamber’s 2014-2015 fiscal year. … Continue reading

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Physician-Owned Distributors and Device Companies

According to attorney Stephen Siegel, the scrutiny on physician owned distributors of medical devices (PODs) is only going to increase. Please click here to view a CBS This Morning report on a DOJ suit related to whether physicians using devices … Continue reading

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September 24, 2014; Deadline for HIPAA-HITECH and Business Associate Compliance

By: Stephen H. Siegel, Esq. One of the requirements of HIPAA-HITECH is that many of the obligations previously imposed on Covered Entities to comply Privacy Security Rules now also are imposed on their Business Associates. In addition, Business Associates are … Continue reading

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Trending: Country’s Top Hospitals forming Alliances with Regional Health Systems

By: McKenzie Livingston A few years ago, the Cleveland Clinic, ranked the top cardiology hospital in the country by U.S. News & World Report, started contracting directly for healthcare services with large employers like Lowe’s, Wal-Mart and Boeing. Under these … Continue reading

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Fourth Annual Broad and Cassel Health Forum Draws Record Crowd

More than 125 health care industry leaders gathered recently at the Fourth Annual Broad and Cassel Health Forum, held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, near Fort Lauderdale.   Health care experts delivered compelling messages about trends in a … Continue reading

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Hot Topics and Renowned Speakers Highlighted at 2014 Future of Medicine Summit

Our friends at Palm Beach County Medical Society Services are hosting the annual Future of Medicine Summit on Thursday and Friday, October 9 and 10 at The Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. The schedule includes a slate of thought-provoking … Continue reading

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The Impact of Wide Spread Data Breaches on Patient Disclosures

With all of the data breaches that have been happening around the country, an interesting issue has been raised by a practicing physician  — whether patients will continue to freely discuss their medical condition and health history if they know … Continue reading

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Broad and Cassel Scholarships Support Continuing Education for Risk Managers

Thanks to a fund established by statewide law firm Broad and Cassel, health care risk managers are able to continue their education through participation in their professional organizations’ state and national conferences. Established in memory of the longtime director of … Continue reading

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