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Attorney James W. Saxton Presents at Reading Health System

Lancaster County, PA, April 26, 2016 – James W. Saxton, CEO, was an invited speaker at Reading Health System’s Spring Education Program on April 20, 2016.

In his presentation, Reducing Risk & Enhancing Care, Attorney Saxton discussed the root causes of professional liability claims and shared opportunities for physicians to mitigate their risk, including developing a solid relationship with the patient, using the right documentation tools and handling post-adverse event communication thoughtfully.

Mr. Saxton has sustained an active litigation practice for more than 30 years, representing doctors, hospitals and other health care professionals in state and federal court and administrative proceedings.  He lectures frequently and is an invited speaker across the country on health care issues, including liability reduction and risk management. He presents to nationally prominent health care organizations such as the American College of Surgeons, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the American Society for Health Care Risk Management and the Physician Insurers Association of America.

Based in Central Pennsylvania, Saxton & Stump, LLC is a full service health care litigation firm focused on defending doctors, hospitals and nursing homes in medical professional liability claims and providing risk mitigation and safety consulting services to health care professionals.  The firm also provides litigation representation in medical staff matters including credentialing and peer review, licensing and professional board matters and insurance bad faith counseling and litigation.  In addition to a team of lawyers and paralegals, the firm employs physicians, nurses, a psychologist, physician reimbursement specialists as well as health policy thought leaders.