Susie works with a wide variety of health care provider clients, including hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, ambulatory clinics, surgery centers, medical groups, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, pharmacies, hospices, safety net providers and public entities.
Key areas of operational and regulatory practice include, among others, state licensure, Medicare certification and decertification, accreditation, adverse events and unusual occurrences, patient safety, scope of practice, medical staff credentialing and peer review, and other regulatory compliance issues.
Susie often interfaces with regulatory and accreditation agencies on behalf of health care clients. Her strong understanding of health care operations, which stems from past clinical experience as a registered nurse, provides an advantage when advising clients regarding operational compliance-related issues.
Susie is regularly involved in transactional matters. She counsels clients and negotiates and drafts contracts for a variety of health care business arrangements, including setting-up health care entities and integrated health care delivery systems, mergers and acquisitions, and academic medicine and management and professional services arrangements.