August Webinar: Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA) 2015 Update

Thursday, August 13
1 - 2 p.m.(CT)
2 - 3 p.m.(ET)
Noon - 1 p.m. (MT)
11 a.m. - Noon(PT)

Next year EMTALA marks its 30th anniversary!  Compliance challenges continue with several hundred deficiencies cited annually throughout the country. The financial penalties paid by US hospitals is over $3Million nationwide since 2008.  This session provides a brief overview of EMTALA and a discussion of recent practice trends and cases alleging EMTALA violations. Participate in this session to gain insights into risk management strategies to mitigate exposure to EMTALA violations.

This webinar will help participants to:

  • Discuss recent EMTALA trends
  • Identify the obligations of hospitals under EMTALA
  • Summarize risk strategies to mitigate exposure to violations under EMTALA


ASHRM Members $79
Nonmembers $99


Guest Speaker

Mike MidgleyMike Midgley,RN, JD, MPH, CPHRM, FASHRM
Vice President Healthcare Risk Engineering
Swiss Re Insurance Company

  • Bio
    Mike is an experienced healthcare risk manager, nurse, insurance professional and attorney. He earned his JD from Fordham and is admitted to practice law in NY. Mike earned a BS from Rutgers and a Master of Public Health from UMDNJ. He has earned CPHRM designation and is a FASHRM. Mike was elected to the Board of Directors for ASHRM 2011-2013. He is an active member of the NY ASHRM chapter, where he is a Past President and current Board member. Mike is also an active member of the AHLA, the American Association of Nurse Attorneys, the ABA, the New York County Lawyers' Association, the American Association of Notaries, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and the Healthcare Leaders of New York. Mike has authored risk management articles, including education modules for the Nursing Spectrum Journal. He has provided risk management lectures both locally and for national audiences.


Continuing Education Credits 

This program is approved for a total of 1.0 contact hour of Continuing Education Credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow), and toward CPHRM renewal.

The Doctors Company (CME)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The Doctors Company and the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM). The Doctors Company is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Doctors Company designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (CNE)
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This CNE activity is being offered for 1.0 contact hour. Contact Grecelda Buchanan at 312-422-3984 for more information. The planning committee and speakers have no conflict of interest to disclose.

Verification of Participation/Successful Completion
Live Webinars: CEs are awarded after verification of an individual’s full attendance and successful completion of an online evaluation form (evaluation link provided with handout materials).

For CE certificates, each attendee must provide their NAME or ASHRM MEMBER ID# and EMAIL address.

Contact Grecelda Buchanan at 312-422-3984 for more information.

Click here for more information and to register.

Cancellation Policy
Registration fees, minus a 50 percent cancellation fee, are refundable only if written notice is postmarked no later than 10 business days before the session date. All cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing to: ASHRM, 155 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60606; or fax 312-422-4580.