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Webinar: Protecting Your Organization From Caregiver Misconduct (And Its Many Legal Repercussions)

October 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


This presentation will cover the Caregiver Misconduct Reporting Law applicable to almost all Wisconsin health care entities which requires significant investigation and report within 7 calendar days when an employed or contracted caregiver has potentially abused, neglected or stolen from a patient. There are many nuances to this law that can result in patient harm and significant regulatory penalties, as well as potential claims. There are specific proactive measures that health care executives should ensure are taken to prevent these potential outcomes.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the Caregiver Misconduct Reporting Law and related regulatory requirements.
  • Learn specific proactive steps to take from an organizational standpoint to minimize the potential for caregiver misconduct.
  • Learn the potential regulatory and risk consequences of caregiver misconduct and will learn methods for proactively preventing citations and other legal consequences.

ACHE-WI Qualified Credit

As an independent chartered chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, ACHE – Wisconsin is authorized to award 1.0 total hours of ACHE Qualified Education credit toward advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Participants in this program who wish to have it considered for ACHE Qualified Education credit should list their attendance when they apply to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.


Sarah E. Coyne, Attorney, Quarles & Brady LLP

Sarah Coyne is a partner at Quarles & Brady LLP, where she advises health care providers on many issues including health information technology. Sarah is named as one of the Best Lawyers In America and a SuperLawyer, among other awards. Sarah has served on the Board of the HIPAA Collaborative of Wisconsin since 2004, and currently serves as corporate secretary to that organization, and also serves on the Board of Madison Ballet.

Jon Kammerzelt, Attorney, Quarles & Brady, LLP

Jon Kammerzelt is a partner in the health law group at Quarles & Brady LLP. He represents primarily hospitals and physicians in matters spanning the full range of health care law. He works extensively with rural providers and has a unique understanding of the interface between black letter law and the limited resources of critical access hospitals and other rural providers. He has significant expertise in managing difficult medical staff matters, structuring hospital-physician arrangements, and many other aspects of federal and state regulatory compliance.



October 30, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm




ACHE-Wisconsin Chapter