David Cranford and Amanda Busby will provide an overview of topics including physician employment, issues in employment contracts, compensation models and fair market value considerations.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014
Decosimo, a Top 100 accounting and business advisory firm, announced that Healthcare Principal David Cranford and Amanda Busby, co-founder of Anderson Busby PLLC in Knoxville, will be featured as co-presenters during the14th Annual Health Law Primer, which is being hosted by the Tennessee Bar Association and is taking place on Wednesday, October 8th, in Franklin, Tenn. Held in conjunction with the Tennessee Bar Association’s Annual Health Law Forum, the Health Law Primer often serves as a continuing education starting point for attorneys who are new to health law. It also serves those who experienced healthcare attorneys who are seeking to revisit major areas of laws regulating health care clients.
Through the presentation of “Lifecycle of a Physician Practice,” Mr. Cranford and Ms. Busby will provide an overview of topics including physician employment, issues in employment contracts, compensation models and fair market value considerations. They will also explore issues surrounding becoming a shareholder, hospital purchase-and-employ transactions and related valuation issues. In addition, the presentation will address hospital-physician alignment models and related valuation issues along with post-termination issues, including non-competes, medical records issues, and notices to patients.
A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Cranford holds more than 25 years of experience as a senior executive and financial manager in the healthcare field. Specializing in physician services and healthcare consulting, Mr. Cranford is dedicated in the areas of physician practice management, healthcare mergers and acquisition advisory, and healthcare financial consulting -- including outsourced accounting, compensation modeling, due diligence and financial forecasting. He also provides expert witness testimony as litigation support in healthcare cases involving contractual disputes. During his career, Mr. Cranford has served as a Chief Financial Officer of a community hospital, and he also served as a Controller and Vice President of Finance at a tertiary teaching hospital. His responsibilities included financial reporting, budgeting, bond compliance, cash management, registration, patient accounts receivable, medical records, information services, decision support, and purchasing services as well as reporting to the board of directors.
Ms. Busby is a founding member of Anderson Busby PLLC. Ms. Busby’s practice includes healthcare transactions and compliance, business transactions and litigation, labor and employment, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, corporate law, estate planning and probate. Ms. Busby assists clients across a variety of industries in forming business entities, selling or buying businesses, real estate or other assets, and negotiating and drafting a wide variety of contracts. Ms. Busby also assists business owners and other individuals with estate and succession planning and probate. Ms. Busby’s healthcare practice includes representing physicians, physician organizations, pharmacies and other healthcare providers. Ms. Busby has extensive experience in healthcare contract negotiations and in federal and state healthcare laws and regulations (such as anti-kickback laws and self-referral laws), HIPAA and privacy issues, hospital and physician relationships, and similar matters.
Decosimo is perennially ranked as a Top 100 accounting and business advisory services firm. Decosimo is a regional firm with offices in nine geographic locations in the United States and the Cayman Islands, with approximately 300 professionals and staff. Each of Decosimo's offices provides a full range of accounting and advisory services to a wide array of industries. Additionally, Decosimo is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited. With over 300 firms with a total of 667 offices across 105 countries, Moore Stephens and Decosimo provide clients with access to significant resources and expertise comparable to Big Four firms.