Joseph Comer and Leighanne Root to Discuss the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s Information Blocking Rule at CHRMS 2021 Annual Meeting

April 2021

BCKS attorneys Joseph Comer and Leighanne Root will analyze the ONC’s new information blocking rules implemented under the 21st Century Cures Act and the legal impact on medical professionals and their practice.

The Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society’s annual meeting will be held on April 30, 2021 and will be led by a panel of experienced health care professionals, providers, and attorneys. Additional topics to be presented include:

  • How effective witness preparation can affect your bottom line
  • Communication at the heart of compassionate care
  • Jury Zoom trial best practices
  • Remote risk management and patient safety during the pandemic

For more information and to register for the event, click here.

Joseph concentrates his practice in civil litigation with an emphasis on representing health care institutions, physicians, and nurses. He has particular expertise in cases involving complex and catastrophic losses and appellate litigation. His prior experience also includes municipal liability defense and real estate transactions.

Leighanne concentrates her practice in civil litigation with an emphasis on medical malpractice defense, representing physicians, nurses, and hospitals in complex litigation. She has experience handling all aspects of litigation, from pre-suit negotiations to jury trials and mediations.