Category Archives: Clinical Integration

The Evolving Role of Pharmacists in the Transformation to Payment for Quality and Cost-Effectiveness and the Attendant Legal Hurdles

By: Paul DeMuro, Ph.D., J.D., M.B.A., CPA, and Yesenia Prados, Pharm.D The traditional role of pharmacists When one thinks of pharmacists, one typically thinks of the individual in the retail pharmacy who fills his or her prescription that was “written” … Continue reading

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How to fight medical errors and optimize treatment plans with Medication Therapy Management programs

The Advisory Board Company interviewed Of Counsel Paul R. DeMuro to discuss the challenges facing Medication Therapy Management (“MTM”) and the role it can play in improving health care. Dr. Stephanie Gernant, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice with Nova Southeastern … Continue reading

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Study: Medical homes cut costs for chronically ill members

By: Heather S. Miller It appears as though Blue Cross Blue Shield was more successful in Pennsylvania with its medical homes than the study conducted by the Journal of the American Medical Association. Click here to read about the study … Continue reading

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Medical Home Pilot Proves a Disappointment Despite High Hopes

By: Heather S. Miller The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) conducted a study that found that a large medical home demonstration project in Pennsylvania had little-to-no effect on quality, costs, or health care utilization. While the participating practices … Continue reading

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Independent Physicians Switch To New Practice Models

By: Fred Segal According to a recent article in the Kaiser Health News, physicians who are currently practicing independently are looking to innovative practice models in order to either maintain or increase their income. The article specifically discusses physicians switching … Continue reading

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Mike Segal Addresses Physicians and Health Care Leaders in Fort Lauderdale

Mike Segal, a partner in the Miami office of Broad and Cassel and chair of the Firm’s Health Law Practice Group, was the luncheon speaker at the recent “Get a Grip: Time for Tough Choices for Your Practice” seminar presented … Continue reading

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Second Annual Broad and Cassel Health Forum Receives Rave Reviews

“I was extremely pleased with the logical and clear explanation of the current ACO environment and the realistic view of the future healthcare landscape,” wrote one of the nearly 100 attendees at the recent Second Annual Broad and Cassel Health … Continue reading

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Second Annual Broad and Cassel Health Forum to Examine Future of Health Care Delivery

The Florida-based law firm Broad and Cassel is hosting the second annual Health Forum, “Clinical Integration, ACOs and the Future of Health Care Delivery,” on June 1, 2012 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, … Continue reading

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Mike Segal Quoted in South Florida Business Journal

Miami Partner and Chair of Broad and Cassel’s Health Law Practice Group, Mike Segal, was recently quoted in a South Florida Business Journal article entitled, “Holy Cross Hospital pioneers clinical model with doctors.” Segal is currently working with three independent … Continue reading

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Quality Healthcare: The Future of Medicine

By Heather Miller The government has taken an active role in shaping the way that healthcare will be provided in the future. The historic first step taken by Congress was to pass the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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