Health Law Section

This section works to further the knowledge of its members in federal, state and local health care law. The section also sponsors the nationally known annual Health Law Forum, as well as the primer course for attorneys new to the health law practice.

Chair
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel P....
605 Chestnut Street, Suite 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450
(423)756-3000
Vice-Chair
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
1211 Union Ave Ste 700
Memphis, TN 38104
(901)516-0560
Immediate Past Chair
Bass Berry & Sims PLC
150 3rd Ave S #2800
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)742-7753
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

18th Annual Health Law Primer

For newer health law practitioners, the Annual Health Law Primer is invaluable. This year, the primer will offer a general health law overview and discussion of hot topics from experienced healthcare leaders. Attend this year's program on Oct. 10 and learn about practical tips to identify and avoid the pitfalls of real life situations in the heavily regulated health care industry.  
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'Ground-breaking' Diabetes Treatment Begins Trial Phase

Researchers at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board in Wales have begun the trial phase of a new drug that they hope will regrow lost insulin-producing cells in the bodies of patients suffering from Type 1 Diabetes, BBC News reports. The new drug will help to regenerate lost beta cells for diabetics, allowing their bodies to naturally regulate blood glucose levels and eliminate the need for insulin injections. So far two people have been given the drug and have experienced no major side effects, though it is too early to determine the efficacy of the treatment. The research team is now looking to recruit eight people who have had diabetes for more than two years to take part in wider-ranging trials.

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