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Providing effective and quality healthcare involves significant levels of risk. From initial entity creation and organization, to professional licensure and credentialing issues, through the defense of medical negligence claims, RCO Law’s Healthcare Practice Group guides clients through the spectrum of risks facing healthcare today.

RCO Law’s Healthcare team is one of the most experienced and well-known teams in the industry, serving healthcare institutions, clinicians and affiliated services in Ohio and Michigan.

Employment & Human Resources

RCO Law advises hospitals and physician groups on all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, termination and staffing shortages, and claims based on civil rights, discrimination, workers’ compensation, and non-compete agreements, as well as review of physician, advanced practice provider/mid-level and RN employment agreements.

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Healthcare Regulatory Issues

Our attorneys assist providers facing issues around various regulatory challenges including HIPAA, HITECH, EMTALA, and the multitude of issues induced by the COVID-19 pandemic, including vaccination mandates and related policies.

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Hospital Contracting & Purchasing

The professionals at RCO Law guide hospitals and practice groups on a variety of healthcare-related business transactions, including electronic medical record agreements, equipment purchases and lease agreements, and vendor contracts.

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Medical Malpractice Defense

Our seasoned litigators provide thorough and effective defense strategies through trial and appeal for hospitals, professional practice groups, physicians, APPs/mid-levels, nurses and other healthcare employees in medical negligence and related claims, and protecting excess carriers and re-insurers against catastrophic risk.

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Medical Staff Governance

One of our most important roles as trusted legal advisors is to guide hospitals and medical staff in areas of quality assessment and improvement, credentialing/privileging, and general governance.

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Physician Practices & Contracting

Working with individual physicians and medical practices, we provide essential information on business operations and strategies. We can assist with developing the organizational structure of professional
medical practices. In terms of shareholder and partnership agreements, we can provide counsel to uphold the terms of shareholder and partnership agreements, through acquisition, dissolution, and wind-up.

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