On Wednesday, February 24th, Nan Gallagher and Jessica Ellis-Wilson, Co-Chair of the Practice Management and Compliance Divisions for the Firm, were featured speakers at the New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society’s (NJPMS) Winter Seminar. Nan Gallagher presented “Sexual Harrassment” and “Discrimination”. Jessica Ellis-Wilson presented “Cultural Competence and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion”. Ms. Gallagher, who serves as General Counsel to NJPMS, along with Ms. Ellis-Wilson, were honored to have presented at such a highly successful event!
The mission of NJPMS, “The NJPMS is a professional medical society founded in 1905, whose purpose is to advance the profession of Podiatric Medicine in the state of New Jersey; to advance and promote the art and science of Podiatry; to elevate and maintain professional standards; to safeguard the integrity of its membership; to establish mutual relationships and understanding between the podiatric and other medical professions; to inform and establish a credible relationship with the public.”– NJPMS.com.
Nan Gallagher has devoted her career exclusively to the advocacy of healthcare professionals and entities. An accomplished healthcare and employment litigator and administrative attorney, she focuses her practice on licensing, regulatory and credentialing matters in New Jersey and New York, all facets of administrative professional discipline, litigation, Medical Staff and Society representation, General Counsel services, summary suspensions and fair hearings, hearing officer services, privileged QA peer review investigations, credentialing guidance, EMR and cybersecurity counseling, physician and practice contracts, leases, practice sales, estate planning for medical practices, physician burnout & impairment, disruptive behavior, online reputatation management, employment and labor counseling, Qui Tams, ERISA and state out-of-network appeals, audits, billing and coding counseling, telemedicine, and mock agency inspections. She is proud to be a Certified HIPAA Administrator and OSHA Compliance Analyst offering manual and training programs to her healthcare clientele.
Jessica Ellis-Wilson, CMPE co-chairs the Practice Management and Compliance Divisions for the Firm. She is an accomplished consultant, speaker, and coach with over 20 years of experience in the healthcare and nonprofit spaces. Board-Certified through the American College of Medical Practice Executives, Jessica is a Past President of MA/RI Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), and is the founder and principal of the consulting firm Practical Management. A former executive leader, Jessica has worked with community health centers, private practices, academic medical centers, public health agencies, and concierge groups, and now devotes her time to helping private practices succeed and speaking across the country on a variety of healthcare and leadership topics. She also organizes Board/Executive retreats and offers leadership consulting in such fields as executive coaching, organizational transformation, and cultural sensitivity. Jessica is involved with every facet of practice management and offers counseling and education to medical practices on compliance, Human Resources, employment issues and disputes, staff structuring and training, and diversity/equity/inclusion. She also works collaboratively with Ms. Gallagher to envision and create medical practices from the ground up, promoting compliance, and educating staff to avoid future risks and to promote a healthy and productive work environment. The two women are regularly invited to speak nationally on these subjects and are often touted for their avant-garde, bold, and informative presentations.