The Belmont Health Law Journal hosted its 2019 Symposium, “Whole Health: A Community Approach to Healthcare,” sponsored by Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison, on Friday, February 8. The symposium programming focused on providing valuable insight to local attorneys about how hospitals, government payors, insurers and other industry players are shifting focus to consider the impact of social determinants of health on the healthcare ecosystem.
Vanderbilt University Healthcare Management & Healthcare Economics professor Larry Van Horn presented the keynote address, followed by a panel discussion featuring local practitioners from law firms, healthcare companies, provider organizations and insurers discussing movement in the industry to a focus on societal health. Next, Professor Leah Fowler of the University of Houston Law Center presented on medical-legal partnerships, and Professor Laura Hermer of Mitchell Hamline School of Law presented on social determinants of health.
The event was sponsored by Sherrard Roe Voight Harbison, Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis, LLP, Baker Donelson, Bass Berry & Sims, and Gideon Cooper & Essary PLC.