Now that patients with Ebola have landed on U.S. soil, hospitals and other healthcare providers must prepare for the possibility that a patient with Ebola will walk through the doors. In this Oct. 30 webinar, Husch Blackwell presenters will look at some of the pressing legal issues related to treating patients with communicable diseases such as Ebola, and what providers can do now to prepare their clinical, compliance and legal teams.


  • Lessons learned in Dallas from the first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S.
  • HIPAA concerns when dealing with highly publicized cases
  • Legal obligations of hospitals under EMTALA
  • Local, state, and federal mandatory reporting requirements
  • Employment Issues: staff refusal to treat Ebola patients, related licensure implications, and union avoidance

Date and Time
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Noon – 1 p.m. CDT

Who Should Attend
CEOs, COOs, CMOs, general counsel, associate general counsel, compliance officers and other senior leadership at hospitals and other organizations in the healthcare industry

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee and Texas Continuing Legal Education credit.

This program is complimentary; however, registration is required. Please click here to register.

We encourage you to forward this invitation to interested colleagues.

Contact Stephanie Dorssom at 314.345.6646.