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Illinois Health and Hospital Association and MAPS PSO Legal Webinar: What Every Healthcare Provider Needs to Know for Maximum PSO Protections - March 3, 2022

Healthcare organizations face challenges in protecting Patient Safety Work Product (PSWP). Content expert Michael R. Callahan, BA, JD, Senior Counsel, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP conducts an interactive discussion on best practices, Patient Safety Activities such as developing strong Patient Safety Evaluation System Policies (PSES) including peer review and participation by physician groups and in ambulatory facilities. Michael discusses defining patient safety activities and creating a strong safety culture for reporting adverse events.

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Illinois Health and Hospital Association Presents Basic Law Protections for Healthcare Organizations Under the Patient Safety Act and Updated PSO Case Law - September 16, 2021

Patient safety case law can be daunting. Healthcare organizations face challenges in understanding and applying the law to achieve maximum privilege protection in court.  The Illinois Hospital Association and MAPS PSO was pleased to engage in an interactive discussion of best practices with content expert, Robin Locke Nagele, Principal, Co-Chair, Health Care Practice Group, Post & Schell, P.C. Robin shares key outcomes and insights on patient safety legal topics including: the Patient Safety Act, the basics of Patient Safety Work Product (PSWP,) training legal counsel and responding to litigation. She will talk about current case challenges and the important role of having a strong Patient Safety Evaluation System Policy (PSES) to protect documents from discovery.
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How to Respond to Regulator’s Requests for PSWP- April 22, 2021

Healthcare organizations face complications when regulators demand Patient Safety Work Product or PSWP.  The Illinois Health and Hospital Association and Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety PSO host an interactive discussion and best practices with content expert, Michael R. Callahan, BA, JD, Of Counsel, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, who will sharing his insights on Patient Safety Activities, peer review and how to respond to regulator requests. Michael talks about developing a strong Patient Safety Evaluation System Policy (PSES,) defining patient safety activities and creating authorization forms for disclosure. 

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IHA Presents Basic Law Protections for Healthcare Organizations & COVID 19 Update Part 1 – April 21, 2020:


The Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety PSO is conducting a webinar series in partnership with the Illinois Health and Hospital Association to provide education to legal teams engaged in patient safety law. Whether you are a member of a patient safety organization (PSO) or not, it is important to understand the nuances of what is protected under the Illinois Medical Studies Act versus federal protections under a PSO. The content will be focusing on educating both in-house and external legal counsel. 

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For more information on joining MAPS or learning about PSO benefits, contact Carrie Pinasco, Senior Director, Quality, Safety and Health Policy at IHA and MAPS.


 

Illinois Health and Hospital Association Presents How to Respond to Regulator’s Requests for PSWP – Part 2 - June 16, 2020:


Healthcare organizations face complications when regulators demand Patient Safety Work Product or PSWP.  Michael R. Callahan, BA, JD, Of Counsel, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, will be sharing his insights on Patient Safety Activities, peer review and how to respond to regulator requests. Michael will talk about developing a strong Patient Safety Evaluation System Policy (PSES,) defining patient safety activities and creating authorization forms for disclosure.
Whether you are a member of a patient safety organization (PSO) or not, it is important to understand the nuances of what is protected how to properly process regulator requests.

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