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Geoff Drucker, Senior Manager, Dispute Resolution Service with American Health Lawyers Association to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Resolving Healthcare Disputes Event


Geoff Drucker, Senior Manager, Dispute Resolution Service with American Health Lawyers Association to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Resolving Healthcare Disputes Through Best Practices in Mediation & Arbitration

New York, NY, July 30, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Geoff Drucker, Senior Manager, Dispute Resolution Service with American Health Lawyers Association will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Resolving Healthcare Disputes Through Best Practices in Mediation & Arbitration.” This event is scheduled for September 13, 2016 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: https://theknowledgegroup.org/resolving-healthcare-disputes-through-best-practices-in-mediation-arbitration-live-webcast/

About Geoff Drucker

Geoff Drucker manages American Health Lawyers Association’s Dispute Resolution Service. From 2005-2011, Mr. Drucker served as the Director of Federal Programs for The McCammon Group, a regional provider of dispute resolution services. He was the U.S. Postal Service’s Chief Counsel for Dispute Resolution & Prevention from 2001-2005. In addition, Mr. Drucker has taught Negotiation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Mediation at the George Washington University School of Law and has taught Negotiation and Conflict Management in Organizations to graduate students in George Mason University’s School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution.

Mr. Drucker is the author Resolving 21st Century Disputes: Best Practices for a Fast-Paced World (Prospecta Press 2012) and numerous articles and book chapters on dispute resolution, including a chapter in the 6th Edition of The Fundamentals of Health Law. He is on the board of the Northern Virginia Mediation Service.

Event Synopsis:

In this live webcast, thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will explain how to resolve a range of healthcare conflicts quickly and efficiently through mediation and arbitration. Participants will take away a greater understanding of how to make these processes work for their organizations and clients, with tips for their particular needs.

As the healthcare system in the US adapts to fundamental shifts in organizational composition, reimbursement, and the scope and means of delivering care, the potential for costly and debilitating conflicts is widespread, impairing individual and organization performance and creating systemic stress. Health care providers, executives and their counsel who understand how to minimize the costs and consequences of conflict will improve function and financial performance in their areas of responsibility.

These challenges call for evolving ideas and ways of addressing disputes. Alternatives to the court system, especially mediation and arbitration, play a critical role in addressing a wide variety of disputes within the system. These processes too must adapt to serve the new realities of how health care is delivered, most importantly the need for individuals and organizations to address conflicts quickly and efficiently so they can continue to work effectively together to address patients’ needs.

Key topics include:

- Practical and specific application of arbitration and mediation to healthcare disputes, compared to alternatives
- The key advantages for both the individuals and organization offered through alternative processes
- Most suitable and effective situations for mediation, and how to make the most of the process
- Most important ingredients of a successful arbitration
- How to craft the most effective ADR agreement in healthcare
- ADR in physician business/employment disputes

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
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Therese Lumbao, Director
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