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Healthcare

Nearly every aspect of patient care raises the specter of legal liability. Moreover, changes in the delivery of healthcare, new legislation at both state and federal levels and the demands of insurance companies have disrupted age-old patterns of medical practice. Indeed, healthcare is a dramatically dynamic universe.

Kirton McConkie’s healthcare lawyers are uniquely poised to provide the array of legal services needed. We have the broadest base of healthcare knowledge of any law firm in Salt Lake City and have successfully guided the enactment of healthcare-related legislation favorable to clients.

Our healthcare attorneys provide legal guidance on issues such as:

  • Medical malpractice defense and healthcare litigation
  • Physician and professional licensing
  • HIPPA privacy and security
  • Electronic health records
  • Insurance regulations
  • Medicare and Medicaid representation
  • The Americans with Disability Act (ADA)
  • Risk management and quality assurance
  • Workers compensation
  • Healthcare-related legislation and lobbying
  • Bioethical legal issues
  • Antitrust and price fixing
  • FDA product approval: medical devices and pharmaceutical

We are also well-versed on business issues, including:

  • Corporate and financial issues
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Physician and professional licensing
  • Employer health plans and insurance
  • Sale and purchase transactions
  • Bylaws and contracts
  • Consent policies and procedures
  • Taxation issues
  • Medical staff issues
  • Not-for-profit legal issues
  • Medical device patents and trademarks
  • Product licensing
  • Practice transitions

Our clients include some of the largest and most established healthcare providers, surgical centers, hospitals, and research centers, including Intermountain Health Care, Inc., Primary Children’s Medical Center and BD Medical (Becton Dickinson).

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