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Healthcare Employment Law is a subset of employment law as it applies to the medical community. The rapidly evolving healthcare landscape is causing a tremendous change in the industry for both healthcare providers & provider and provider organizations.
R.S. Hoover, Ltd.
Provides legal services to health care providers and individuals related to the health care industry both nationally & internationally. The firm is led by R. Sam Hoover, a physician attorney with significant legal expertise in the medical industry. Physician clients and other health industry workers trust Sam Hoover to provide them with practical advice on health care employment issues. Professionals in the health care and pharmaceuticals industries rely on Sam to help with the defense of malpractice claims, employment contracts, peer reviews, and government audits. Sam reviews severance agreements and restrictive covenants and investigates wrongful termination claims. He provides defense against peer reviews and government audits, as well as prosecutes whistleblower & Qui Tam actions.
As a physician who practiced anesthesiology for twenty five years and health care employment law for more than twenty years, he brings a broad historical perspective which helps him provide a deep understanding of the trends in the health care industry and in particular health care employment issues.
With a clear diagnosis of the issues involved; and with personalized service, Sam Hoover will help you analyze and solve any complex heath care employment issue.
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Physicians are becoming employees of hospital systems; and every such relationship is defined with a written contract. We have found that many physicians do not have the contract reviewed by an attorney. That is a mistake. However, a second level alternative does...
Some Results of Mediation in Health Care Employment Disputes In a previous article we discussed the value of mediation in resolving health care employment disputes. In this one, I describe some of the important concessions that may be obtained for physician employees...
Employed physicians often are afraid to dispute grievances with their hospital and medical group because of the cost and anxiety related to a major disagreement. For instance, when a physician is terminated by his group many issues are on the table: compensation,...