Health Care & Life Sciences Section

November 13, 2014
HHS Issues Bulletin on HIPAA Privacy in Emergency Situations

In light of the confirmed Ebola cases, the HHS has issued a bulletin that details the use of protected health information in emergency situations. Check out this post for more information.

October 28, 2014
Upcoming Event: Religious Conscience in Health Care - What Hobby Lobby Teaches Us

Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson will present "Religious Conscience in Health Care: What Hobby Lobby Teaches Us" this Thursday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. at Robert H. McKinney School of Law. See this post for more information.

October 22, 2014
CDC Publishes Updated Guidelines for Managing and Preparing for Ebola

This week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published updated guidelines and recommendations for healthcare professionals to help them manage and prepare for Ebola. More information can be found in this post.

October 16, 2014
Out-of-Network Doctors at In-Network Hospitals Cause Problems for Patients

Patients are being treated by out-of-network physicians at in-network hospitals, but they often don't realize this has happened until they receive a bill and must pay without deductibles. Check out this post to learn more.

October 10, 2014
Join your Health Law & Life Science Colleagues in VEGAS!

The 2014 IndyBar Destination CLE will be held at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino Nov. 6-8. Reserve your room by Monday, Oct. 13 and pay just $149 per night!

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The purpose of the IndyBar Health Care & Life Sciences Section is to provide a forum for interaction and information exchange to enable its lawyer members to serve their clients more effectively; to produce the highest quality non-partisan educational programs, products and services concerning health law and life sciences issues; and to serve as a public resource on selected health care and life sciences legal issues.
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A Message from the Section Chair

Amy Lewis Gilbert

“Welcome to the Health Care & Life Sciences Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association! This section, which has long served attorneys who represent or otherwise engage with health care systems and providers, recently expanded to also address the needs of those who work within the burgeoning Indianapolis life sciences industry. We work hard to provide our members with a compelling array of relevant educational offerings, networking forums and leadership opportunities – and we pride ourselves on being a valuable resource for Indianapolis attorneys seeking to stay on top of these rapidly evolving and complex areas of law.

We invite you to not only attend our events and consider membership in our section, but also to contact us if you are interested in being more involved. Please feel free to email me directly if you have ideas about CLE topics you would like us to broach; have interest in posting a relevant event, award or substantive contribution to our web page; or would like to be considered for future participation on our section’s executive committee.  Here’s to a fabulous year of learning, collaboration and fun with colleagues new and old!”

Amy Lewis Gilbert - 2014 Health Care & Life Sciences Section Chair - Indiana Univeristy School of Medicine

Board member Isaac ("Ike") Willett of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, Indianapolis, is one of seven Indiana attorneys who will be honored for exemplary public service at the Indiana Bar Foundation's 2013 Randall T. Shepard Award Celebration on October 18th in French Lick, Indiana. More information about the award, and Ike's work, can be found here.