Philadelphia, PA – February 8, 2012 – Henry C. Fader, a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, has been appointed to the Medical Standards Development Task Force of the Respite Care Providers’ Network (RCPN). The mission of the RCPN is to improve the health status of individuals who are homeless by supporting programs that provide medical respite and related services. The RCPN is developing universal standards to advance quality health care across a range of programs. The Task Force was established to develop standards for medical respite programs for which the group will seek approval and possible accreditation from the National Health Care for the Homeless Council.
The RCPN supports the development of new and existing programs through education, client advocacy, networking and research, and provides comprehensive resources, information and training events. For more information, visit http://www.nhchc.org/resources/clinical/medical-respite/respite-care-providers-network.
Mr. Fader is a corporate and health care partner in the Philadelphia office of Pepper Hamilton and leads the firm’s health care practice. His practice includes counseling health care providers of all types and sizes – physicians, hospitals, integrated delivery systems, academic medical centers and medical schools, service providers and long-term care providers.
Mr. Fader is a frequent writer and speaker. He will be presenting “Revolving Door and Bed Blocker Patients: An Approach to Reducing Costs and Making Appropriate Discharges” at The Philadelphia Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association Annual Spring Institute in Philadelphia on April 30, 2012. He has spoken at programs sponsored by the Philadelphia Area Society for Healthcare Risk Management, the Southern California Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, and the Canadian Consulate, among others. Recent articles Mr. Fader has authored include “Readmission Strategies for Homeless Patients,” Pepper Hamilton LLP Health Care Law Alert, January 12, 2012. He is the author of the chapter, “Risk Management and Law” in Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness.
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