CLE - Managing Mismanagement: Fraud, Misconduct, and Conflicts of Interest in the Research Realm

Allegations converning fraud, misconduct, and conflicts of interest in connection with grants and clinical research frequently surface in the news. Such events can not only result in sanctions and lasting harm for the reputations of institutions and individual researchers; dealing with these issues costs time and money. Our panel of experts will examine the latest cases concerning fraud and misconduct, how to prevent them, and how to deal with them when they do occur....
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Boston Health Lawyers Young Professional Networking Reception

04/02/2014 - 06:00PM to 08:00PM
AHLA and the Boston Bar Association are hosting a Young Professionals Networking Reception in the Boston area. All interested young professionals and students are encouraged to attend. Those in attendance can look forward to hearing from: Lois H. Johnson, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel at the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission; Lois D. Cornell, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and General Counsel at Tufts Health Plan; and Jan Murray, Partner at Foley & Lardner. ...
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The Ins and Outs of Cyber Insurance

03/06/2014 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
What is “cyber insurance” and does my client need it? How do I find a policy that’s right for my client? How will it come into play if my client has a data breach? Come learn about these issues and more....
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Cultivating Local, Healthy Food: Urban Agriculture Initiatives & Pro Bono Opportunities

Community residents, municipal leaders, and state agencies are working to increase access to healthy and affordable food in Massachusetts’ urban centers. Speakers at this brown bag panel will discuss the recently approved Boston Zoning Code Article 89 permitting urban agriculture, the role of lawyers in supporting residents engaging in urban / small scale - community based farming, and associated pro bono and public service opportunities available for attorneys interested in supporting urban agriculture efforts....
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Non-Traditional Career Paths for Lawyers in Health Care

02/24/2014 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
In this panel discussion, attorneys who have taken health care-related career paths outside of the general counsel’s office in areas such as human recourses, facility and program administration and safety and security discuss how their law degree has paved the way for the road less obviously traveled....
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CLE - Health Care Reform and Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012: A Legislative Update - REGISTRATION CLOSED

This program will offer attendees an in depth look at the obligations their institutions or clients will be responsible for under Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012....
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Representing Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress: What Everyday Attorneys Need to Know

01/29/2014 - 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
This program will educate attorneys regarding both the challenges and misconceptions when serving clients with post-traumatic stress. The panel will include attorneys who regularly counsel veterans as well as well as individuals that have served in significant combat operations....
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AGO Public Charities Division

01/28/2014 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
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CLE - Healthcare General Counsel's Forum: The Future of Risk - REGISTRATION CLOSED

Registration Closed - Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to netowrk with and hear from eleven healthcare provider, payor and advocate organizations' general counsel about what issues are currently commanding their attention given the current legal and legislative landscape....
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The Affordable Care Act and the Massachusetts Health Care Insurance Reform Law

11/05/2013 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the Senior Lawyers and the Health Law Section for their upcoming program. There will be an overview of the Affordable Care Act and a discussion of some specific aspects of the Massachusetts Health Care Insurance Reform Law. Don't miss this program to stay up-to-date in health care happenings....
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Class in Session: Health Law Professors Share Career Insight and Experience

10/29/2013 - 04:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Local professors specializing in health care law will discuss their career paths and offer highlights of their current research endeavors. Current practitioners and law students will learn about different paths into academia and gain a better understanding of the types of research being conducted here in Boston....
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CLE - New Rules for Medical Malpractice Litigation Under The Health Care Payment Reform Act

Medical malpractice professionals will benefit from this timely and important instructional course which will address essential issues and methods to avoid potential pitfalls associated with the new Health Care Payment Reform Act....
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DPH's New Regulations Regarding Medical Use of Marijuana

06/04/2013 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Chapter 369 of the Acts of 2012 legalized marijuana for medical use by a qualifying patient with a debilitating medical condition who has a written certification from a physician. Be prepared to understand DPH's broad reaching implementing regulations (105 CMR 725.000) effective May 24, 2013. The new requirements impact physicians and patients, as well as the nonprofit dispensaries authorized by the law....
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Patentable Subject Matter & Medical Diagnostic Methods: How Prometheus May Impact Personalized Medicine

05/29/2013 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
The program will provide the tools you will need to draft claims that sustain or challenge claims that fail the emerging tests for patentable subject matter with a particular focus on medical diagnostic methods. You will receive an in-depth analysis of the Supreme Court's and Federal Circuit's recent decisions affecting patentability of claims regarding personalized medicine....
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The Future of Drug and Medical Device Marketing

05/29/2013 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Speakers will lead a lively discussion on The Future of Drug and Medical Device Marketing in Light of United States v. Caronia, United States v. Par Pharmaceutical Cos. and United States v. Harkonen....
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CLE - Health Care Fraud 2013: There Are New Sheriffs in Town

In the past year both the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office have appointed new Fraud Chiefs relative to Health Care and Medicaid. This program presents a unique opportunity to hear from both of these "new sheriffs" as well as defense and in-house practitioners who will speak to a wide variety of current Health Care Fraud issues....
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CLE - When Non-Profits Cooperate and Collide: Non-Profit Corporate Affiliations

At this program, practitioners from a number of sectors will discuss the different affiliation techniques that they use, describe the creation, operation and dissolution of for-profit subsidiaries, and discuss the benefits and pitfalls of corporate membership relationships among nonprofit organizations; including the fiduciary and liability implications of such relationships....
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Health Care Directives in Massachusetts: Health Care Proxies and Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST)

05/07/2013 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
This will be a discussion about Health Care Directives: Health Care Proxies and Medical Orders For Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) and real world experiences and challenges regarding their use....
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