AHLA Annual Meeting

Mary Malone and co-presenter Bob Bitterman will be presenting Managing Behavioral Health Patients in the Emergency Department: Risks, Challenges and Solutions at the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) 2017 Annual Meeting.

June 26 – 28, 2017
San Francisco, California

Program Overview

  • Screening and stabilizing behavioral health patients–the Who, What, When, Where and How
  • Transfer considerations for behavioral health patients with psychiatric emergencies
  • Psychiatric boarding—the search for middle ground
  • Why state commitment laws may create problems with observing EMTALA duties.
  • EMTALA enforcement trends involving behavioral health patients
  • Practical steps to more effectively manage behavioral health patients and avoid EMTALA liability.

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Mary C. Malone
Mary C. Malone

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