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    Biography

    Clients know that Kristen Andrews Wilson will help them understand and navigate the complex and complicated healthcare landscape.  Kristen’s clients include hospitals, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities, as well as independent healthcare providers.  Kristen’s practice is a unique combination of litigation avoidance via counseling and defense via litigation, when necessary.  In addition to her medical malpractice litigation practice, Kristen has experience with federal and state healthcare regulatory compliance, as well as business transactions involving hospitals, physician practices, and independent practitioners.

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    2020 Go To Thought Leadership Award, Healthcare Regs COVID-19, The National Law Review
    American Health Lawyers Association
    Ohio State Bar Association
    Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
    Graduated magna cum laude, University of Akron

    Key Experience

    Advised healthcare clients on Certificate of Need (CON) matters in West Virginia, for acquisitions and divestitures, addition of services, and opposition of duplicative services
    Defended long-term care facilities against claims for alleged violations of state nursing home acts and medical negligence
    Defended physicians in medical negligence lawsuits

    Know-How

    Alert

    Speaking Engagements

    Compliance Presentation: “Corporate Compliance: Roles, Responsibilities and Investigations” (with L. Frederick Williams, Jr. and Shawn A. Morgan), West Virginia Healthcare Financial Management Association, Charleston, WV, January 11, 2018

    Compliance Presentation: “Financial Transaction Basics for Healthcare Providers” (with L. Frederick Williams, Jr. and Shawn A. Morgan), West Virginia Healthcare Financial Management Association, Charleston, WV, January 11, 2018

    Co-Presenter of "HIPAA 101," Annual Meeting of Ohio State Bar Association (May 2015)

    Co-author, "Identification and Comparison of Electrical Tapes Using Instrumental and Statistical Techniques: Microscopic Surface Texture and Elemental Composition," Journal of Forensic Sciences, May 2007, Vol. 52