Dr. Raymond Singer and Attorney Darlene King Present to Delaware Valley Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Lancaster County, PA, October 31, 2016 – Saxton & Stump’s Dr. Raymond Singer and Attorney Darlene King were guest speakers at the Delaware Valley Society of Thoracic Surgeons Dinner Meeting held October 26, 2016 in King of Prussia, PA.
During their presentation, What Cardiothoracic Surgeons Need to Know About Medical Malpractice Protection in the Modern Era of Healthcare Reform, Public Reporting, and Social Media, Dr. Singer and Ms. King discussed how cardiothoracic surgeons can reduce their litigation exposure by documenting patient engagement and incorporating five-star service excellence in their practice. They also reviewed the important impact of healthcare reform, EMR, public reporting, email, texting and social media on liability and risk.
Dr. Singer is a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon with 25 years of active clinical practice and extensive experience with healthcare reform, quality assurance and medical liability matters. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Thoracic Surgery, the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Chest Physicians. Dr. Singer currently serves on the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Workforce on Health Policy, Reform and Advocacy and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Political Action Committee Board of Advisors.
Ms. King concentrate her practice in the representation of hospitals, doctors and health care professionals in health care litigation, including medical malpractice defense. She guides health care clients with issues involving risk management, crisis management, patient care and liability exposure. Her comprehensive health care litigation experience encompasses all aspects of professional negligence litigation from inception to trial. Ms. King is a member of the Pennsylvania and Lancaster Bar Associations, Pennsylvania Defense Institute and Defense Research Institute.
Based in Pennsylvania, Saxton & Stump, LLC is a legal and consulting firm focused on representing and supporting health care professionals and other businesses. The firm represents their clients in litigation and provides risk mitigation, patient safety and other health care legal and consulting services. This includes representation in medical staff and professional board matters, captive and insurance issues, as well as mediation services in health care reimbursement and ACO matters. In addition to a team of lawyers and paralegals, the firm employs physicians, nurses, psychologists, physician reimbursement specialists and health policy thought leaders.
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