Economic, political and regulatory forces, coupled with technological innovation that affects the delivery and payment of health care, will be among the topics addressed by government officials and health law experts at the Physicians Legal Issues: Healthcare Delivery and Innovation Conference.
The annual Health Law Section event, designed for attorneys and physicians who work in health care and closely aligned industries, is co-sponsored by the Chicago Medical Society. It will be held Sept. 7-8 in Chicago.
The legal and clinical topics to be covered include:
- Artificial intelligence in health care
- Fraud and abuse issues arising from the pandemic
- Legal issues surrounding the use of emerging health care technology products
- Legal protections for providers of reproductive health care post-Dobbs
- Health care value-based models of reimbursement
Dr. Barbara L. McAneny, CEO of New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants, LTD, and former president of the American Medical Association, will speak on Sept. 8 about today’s health care system and the pressures on physicians.
Other conference programs will cover health care disparities, solutions for physician burnout and the risks of using health and wellness programs and apps to monitor and interact with patients.