Returning to In-Person Health Care: Devaney Interviewed
“A Return to In-Person Healthcare Could Bring Novel Challenges,” published on industry blog Above the Law, extensively interviewed Eastman & Smith member Kevin D. Devaney. Mr. Devaney, a registered pharmacist as well as an attorney, assists health care clients with compliance issues, business transactions and peer review matters. According to Mr. Devaney, returning to in-person health care could involve challenges such as:
- Treating patients whose conditions deteriorated due to delaying care.
- Meeting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) gating criteria.
- Addressing issues surrounding vaccination of staff.
- Handling business process changes such as inventories.
According to Mr. Devaney, “My clients in the healthcare system, they have experience containing infectious disease . . . They brought those lessons to bear."