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July 26, 2019 
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Gray Reed Attorney Co-authors American Bar Association Healthcare Book

Gray Reed Of Counsel Pat Souter is a co-author for the American Bar Association's Physician Law: Evolving Trends & Hot Topics 2019. His chapter, co-authored with Dr. Mehrnaz Hadian, is titled "Doctors’ Defense in Medical Staff Hearings and Appeals: An Overview for Attorneys and their Physician Clients".

Produced in conjunction with the Chicago Medical Society and the American Medical Association, the book is tailored to physicians, lawyers, healthcare administrators and other healthcare business people. The 2019 edition includes nine peer-reviewed chapters on core physician-centric legal topics:

  • Entrepreneurial Medicine (including fraud and abuse risk areas)
  • Physician-Hospital Contracting
  • Medical Professional Liability
  • Telemedicine
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Doctor’s Defense in Medical Staff Hearings and Appeals
  • Physician Well-Being
  • Medicare and Medicaid Contractors

Souter is known for his legal and educational experience in the healthcare industry, making him a sought-after resource for clients and students alike. His primary areas of practice are related to transactional and administrative healthcare, corporate, securities and antitrust matters. 

He is also a professor of health care studies at Baylor University School of Law where he teaches health care law, health care fraud and abuse and regulation of Health Care Professionals. Souter also teaches students in the Baylor University Hankamer School of Business M.B.A. Program.

A native of Dallas, Texas, Souter obtained his B.B.A. in Finance and J.D. from Baylor University and his M.B.A. in Health Services Management at the University of Dallas. He is Board Certified in Healthcare Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Souter has also completed the training by the American Health Lawyers Association as a Mediator and Arbitrator.

About Gray Reed

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