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Mintz Attorney Daria Niewenhous to Speak at Massachusetts Hospital Association’s 8th Annual Healthcare Construction Conference

Daria Niewenhous, a Member of the Health Law Practice of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., will participate in a panel discussion at the 8th Annual Healthcare Construction Conference: Healthcare Facilities Planning & Management in the Current Era presented by the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA). The conference will take place on Thursday, May 8 in Burlington, Massachusetts.  

Ms. Niewenhous’ panel is entitled, “Hot Topics in Life Safety & Environment of Care Issues.”

MHA’s 8th Annual Healthcare Construction Conference will focus on the Department of Public Health’s (DPH) plan review and the Joint Commission Criteria impacting hospitals that are planning any current and future projects. The program will feature presentations from DPH staff on changes recently adopted for the plan review process as well as an overview of issues providers should consider when filing their materials with the state. Speakers will also offer considerations for complying with life safety code updates among others.

Ms. Niewenhous’ practice ranges from transactional matters to general counsel services. She has extensive experience with the merger and acquisition of hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, assisted living facilities, home health and hospice programs, group practices, and other provider entities. She guides clients through the regulatory aspects of capital projects and other strategic initiatives. Active in health care reform matters, Ms. Niewenhous is currently working with clients on ACO formation, clinical integration and affiliation, and similar arrangements.   Ms. Niewenhous was listed in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Healthcare. She was also named to the 2014 list of Best Lawyers in America for Health Care Law.

Attorneys in Mintz Health Law Practice, many of whom have held senior government positions or served as in-house counsel, represent for-profit and non-profit, domestic and international companies in connection with a wide variety of business and legal transactions, challenges and issues that they confront both on a daily basis and in bet-the-company matters. Clients span the full spectrum of the industry, including hospital systems, managed care organizations, laboratories, long-term care providers, durable medical equipment suppliers, behavioral health companies, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, retail pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers.