On Monday, May 21st, Founding Partner Nan Gallagher was invited to present “Cybersecurity & Medical Practice” to the Medical Staff Forum at Morristown Medical Center, where she serves as General Counsel to their voluminous medical staff. Ms. Gallagher’s presentation included a discussion of the new and growing risks to medical professionals and practices in the age of Big Data and the enhanced challenges and risks facing those trying to safeguard protected health information.
Morristown Medical Center is a Magnet Hospital for Excellence in Nursing Service, the highest level of recognition achievable from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for facilities that provide acute care services. In 2017, we were the only hospital in New Jersey and one of just 12 hospitals in the country to receive three of the most sought-after industry honors – America’s 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, an “A” safety grade by Leapfrog and five stars from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Additionally, our hospital is designated a Level I Regional Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and a Level II by the State. Morristown Medical Center’s Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute is home to the largest cardiac surgery program in NJ and Carol G. Simon Cancer Center is the only program in the state to receive the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. For more information on the Morristown Medical Center, click here.
For the better part of two decades, Nan Gallagher has devoted her career exclusively to the advocacy of healthcare professionals and entities. An accomplished healthcare litigation and administrative attorney, she focuses her practice on licensing, regulatory and credentialing matters in New Jersey and New York, all facets of administrative professional discipline, litigation, medical malpractice defense, Medical Staff and Society representation, General Counsel services, summary suspensions and fair hearings, credentialing assistance, EMR and cybersecurity counseling, estate and disaster planning for protected health information, physician burnout & impairment, disruptive behavior, online persona management, employment and labor counseling, Qui Tams, ERISA and state out-of-network appeals, audits, billing and coding counseling, agency investigations, and HIPAA and OSHA compliance counseling. She also is a nationally recognized authority on groundbreaking healthcare topics.