On Monday, October 28th, Nan Gallagher presented her risk management lecture, “Physicians as Targets and How to Avoid Being One”, for the Residency Program at Trinitas Regional Medical Center on behalf of the New Jersey Psychiatric Association (NJPA) in her capacity as General Counsel of the NJPA. Ms. Gallagher provided real-life examples and anecedotal insights to vividly engage the young physicians on the oft-overlooked perils that await them as they enter private or hospital practice. She was honored to present this engaging topic and treasures the opportunity to lend insight to doctors just starting out.
“The mission of the New Jersey Psychiatric Association is to serve its members’ professional practice needs, including delivering essential practice management tools and continuing education programs; fostering physician wellness as the foundation of successful practice; educating the public and New Jersey’s lawmakers on the science of psychiatry; supporting the development of NJ psychiatrists in training; promoting the professional standards of psychiatric care; and advocating to protect the interests of patients and their families.” – njpsychiatry.org
For the better part of two decades, Nan Gallagher has devoted her career exclusively to the advocacy of healthcare professionals and entities. An accomplished healthcare litigation 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 malpractice defense, Medical Staff and Society representation, General Counsel services, summary suspensions and fair hearings, peer review QA investigations, credentialing assistance, EMR and cybersecurity counseling, estate and disaster planning for protected health information, physician burnout & impairment, disruptive behavior, online persona management, employment and labor counseling, Qui Tams, ERISA and state out-of-network appeals, audits, billing and coding counseling, agency investigations, and HIPAA and OSHA compliance counseling. She also is a nationally recognized authority on groundbreaking healthcare topics. Ms. Gallagher is a nationally recognized authority on groundbreaking healthcare topics and is sought after for her tireless and dedicated focus on often controversial pro-physician platforms. In addition to various medical societies, she is proud to serve as General Counsel to the Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey as well as the Medical Staffs of Morristown Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center, and CarePoint Hoboken University Medical Center. Making her clients’ challenges her own, Ms. Gallagher is often touted for her approachability, accessibility, and unwavering zeal in support of the rights of those whom she represents.