Craig B. Garner, Esq

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    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:CEO/Healthcare Executive
    • Organization:MAUREEN O'CREAN PR
    • Area of Expertise:health care, hospitals
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    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: health care, hospitals
      Summary of expertise:
      Craig B. Garner, Esq is an attorney and CEO of Garner Health, LLC. a health care consulting firm focusing on industry management in the current climate of reform. Craig is a member of the Business Law Committee for Health Care Law for the California Bar Association and is Vice Chair of the American Health Lawyers Association education committee. As the former CEO of a community hospital for nine years, Craig was responsible for the day-to-day operations, including oversight of the acute care hospital and its 400 employees, while at the same time having his finger on the pulse of the issues facing individuals, businesses and health care providers. His unique background provides a solid foundation for understanding and interpreting the issues coming out of the federal courts and Washington, D.C., including the landmark 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Craig is an adjunct faculty member at Pepperdine University School of Law, where he is teaching Health Care Law Reform.
      Blog/Web site:
      Books/articles published:
      Hospital Stay: Health Care Made Simple (To Sustain Publishing, 2010)
      Fellow , American College of Healthcare Executives

      Certified in Compliance (CHC®)

      Vice Chair, American Health Lawyers Association-Education Committee

      Member Health Law Committee, California Bar Association
      Member, New York State Bar Association
      Licensed to practice law in California, New York and District of Columbia
      Craig serves on the advisory board for the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Western University of Health Sciences, the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Opera and the Board of Visitors of Seaver College at Pepperdine University.

      Prior media experience:
      Craig is a recognized authority in the field of health care law. He is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post, Daily Journal and Becker's Hospital Review. In the area of compliance, he has been featured in Corporate Compliance Insights and the Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor.
      Educational background:
      J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, cum laude, 1995
      B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1992
      Craig is an attorney and health care consultant, specializing in issues
      surrounding modern American health care and the ways it should be managed in its current climate of reform. His established law practice focuses on health care regulatory compliance and counseling to represent providers in all matters
      pertaining to contemporary health care in the United
      States, including ACO's, hospitals, physicians, pharmacies, medical groups,
      clinical laboratories,and other health care practitioners.

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