Healthcare Headlines Video Series

Ongoing Series


“Healthcare Headlines” builds on the success of a video series the firm’s healthcare lawyers began in 2020 on important industry developments during the COVID-19 crisis. The videos feature guests exploring the latest developments on topics such as digital health, False Claims Act litigation and investigations, provider services issues and private equity.

Episode 8: Healthcare Lending Deal Landscape Trends and Forecasts for the Future

Episode eight of McGuireWoods’ video series “Healthcare Headlines” is now available. Hosted by McGuireWoods partner Amber McGraw Walsh, a member of the firm’s nationally recognized Healthcare Department, this episode welcomes McGuireWoods Debt Finance Department chair Raj Natarajan and partners Naho Kobayashi and Gerum Yilma.

Tune in as they discuss the healthcare lending deal landscape, how debt markets are focusing on private equity-backed healthcare, and what to look for in pharma and device deals. They also consider the lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the healthcare debt markets, including evaluating new approaches to diligence processes, timelines and other risk mitigation.

Episode 7: The Evolving Landscape of Healthcare Provider and Medical Product Manufacturer Liability

Hosted by McGuireWoods partner Amber McGraw Walsh, former chair of the firm’s nationally recognized Healthcare Department, this episode welcomes Sam Tarry, partner and former chair of the firm’s Product and Consumer Litigation Department.

Tune in for Sam’s observations on the major shifts and the interplay of risk-bearing and risk-management techniques between two significant industry stakeholders: healthcare providers and medical product manufacturers. Sam also evaluates the impact of COVID-19 on this liability and risk-management landscape.

Episode 6: Talking Healthcare ─ Physician Communication and Customer Experience

This episode welcomes Todd Unger, chief experience officer of the American Medical Association (AMA). Tune in to hear about AMA’s role serving its members in the physician community and its response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Their discussion focuses on thinking outside the box and communicating effectively under extraordinary circumstances.

Episode 5: COVID-19 Legislation and Regulations: Financial Support for Providers

This episode focuses on two key federal responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Provider Relief Fund and the American Rescue Plan, and how they impact healthcare providers. Amber is joined by McGuireWoods healthcare colleagues Tim Fry and Wendy Wright.

Episode 4: The Evolution of Physician-Owned Hospitals Since the ACA

This episode focuses on physician-owned hospitals and how they have evolved since the induction of the Affordable Care Act. Amber is joined by McGuireWoods healthcare partner Jake Cilek and John Richardson, Executive Director of Physician Hospitals of America.

Episode 3: Stay Ready ─ Trends in Healthcare False Claims Act Investigations

This episode focuses on trends in False Claims Act investigations across the healthcare industry. Amber is joined by partner David Pivnick, co-chair of McGuireWoods’ healthcare and life sciences industry team, and partner Michael Podberesky, a former prosecutor in the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Fraud Section. 

Episode 2: PPM Trends: Successful Integration of Physician Practices

This episode focuses on successful integration strategies for physician practice businesses. Amber is joined by special guest Roy Bejarano, the CEO and co-founder of Scale Physician Group. 

Episode 1: Telehealth – Future Trends & Industry Impact

This episode focuses on current and future trends in telehealth, with special insights from partner Andrea Lee Linna, who recently joined McGuireWoods’ newly formed digital health team.

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*All lawyers featured in this video worked at McGuireWoods LLP at the time of filming.