Judith W. Giorlando

Judith W. Giorlando: Attorney with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. AV stamp icon
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Biography

Judy's practice spans a full range of health care matters, including transactional, regulatory and litigation issues.

Judy has been a practicing health care attorney for 30 years assisting hospitals and health systems on a variety of health care legal issues relating to license and regulatory compliance, accreditation matters, medical staff credentialing, and hospital/medical staff relations.

Honors and Awards

Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018, 2019

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated.

Publications

•“Negligent Credentialing: The Negligent Credentialing Claim that Evaded the LMMA ” Baton Rouge Bar Association Around the Bar, January 2017
•“Billeaudeau and Beyond: Preparing for Negligent Credentialing Litigation ” November 2016
•“Louisiana Legislature Paves the Way for Telehealth Opportunities ” August 2014
•“BSW Health Law Blog ” August 2013
•“Louisiana Legislature Paves the Way for Telehealth Opportunities,” July 2014
•“National Practitioner Databank Expands”, LHA Impact Law Brief, March 2010

Presentations

Credentialing, Peer Review and Physician Leadership Issues with Employed Physicians , Louisiana Hospital Association Advanced Issues in Physician Employment Seminar, April 2019
Legal and Practical Issues Facing the Evaluation and Treatment of Behavioral Health Patients in Acute Care and Behavioral Health Setting, LHA Behavioral Health Law Update, March 2019
Telemental Health , LHA Behavioral Health Law Update, March 2019
Telemental Health, Louisiana Hospital Association's 28th Annual Health Law Symposium, November 2017
PEC Legislation Task Force participant, January 2017
Telemental Health, LHA Behavioral Health Law Update: Creating the Right Balance in the Delivery of Behavioral Healthcare, Louisiana Hospital Association Conference Center, January 2017
Panel Discussion: Legal and Practical Issues Facing the Evaluation and Treatment of Behavioral Health Patients in Acute Care Settings and Behavioral Health Settings, LHA Behavioral Health Law Update: Creating the Right Balance in the Delivery of Behavioral Healthcare, Louisiana Hospital Association Conference Center, January 2017
Telemedicine In the Healthcare Delivery System, Louisiana Hospital Association Annual Meeting, July 2016
Telehealth: The State We Are In, Louisiana Hospital Association, 26th Annual Health Law Symposium, Baton Rouge, November 2015
Patient Rights, LHA Behavioral Health Law Seminar: Striking the Right Balance in the Delivery of Behavioral Healthcare, August 2015
Attorney Panel: Issues Facing the Evaluation and Treatment of Behavioral Health Patients in Acute Care Settings and Behavioral Health Settings, LHA Behavioral Health Law Seminar: Striking the Right Balance in the Delivery of Behavioral Healthcare, August 2015
“Telemedicine Credentialing, and the Telehealth Transformation Overview”, Louisiana Hospital Association’s Health Law Symposium, November 5, 2014
Attorney Panel: Advanced Issues in PEC, Interdiction and Commitments, LHA Mental Health Law Update, August 20, 2014
Patient Rights, presented at the Louisiana Hospital Association’s annual Mental Health Law Update conference, August 20, 2014
Attorney Panel: Medical Staff Peer Review Post-Granger, Health Law Symposium, Louisiana Hospital Association, November 2013
Legal Briefing, LHA Basic Training “Boot Camp”, Louisiana Hospital Association, June 2013
Mental Health and EMTALA, Presented at the Louisiana Hospital Association's annual Mental Health Law Update Conference, May 9, 2013
Attorney Panel: Subject: Physician Integration/Peer Review in Light of Granger, Health Law Symposium, Louisiana Hospital Association, November 2012
“Legal Aspects of OPPE and FPPE”, Louisiana Hospital Association, September 2011
“Legal Briefing”, Credentialing Boot Camp, Louisiana Hospital Association, July 2011
“Compliance Program Basics”, Louisiana Hospital Association, February 2011
“Medical Staff/Credentialing Update”, Health Law Symposium, Louisiana Hospital Association, November 2010
“Legal Briefing”, Credentialing Boot Camp, Louisiana Hospital Association, October 2010
“Compliance Program Basics”, Louisiana Hospital Association, January 2010
Physician Related Issues, LHA Compliance Seminar, Louisiana Hospital Association, June 2009
“Legal Considerations in the Peer Review Process”, Credentialing Update, Louisiana Hospital Association, December 2008
“Medical Staff/Credentialing Update”, Health Law Symposium, Louisiana Hospital Association, November 2008
“Peer Review under Louisiana Law Protecting & Disclosing Peer Review Records”, Louisiana Society of Medical Staff Services, November 2008

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Healthcare
  • Long-term Care and Senior Living

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
225.381.8027  Phone
225.387.5397  Fax
www.bswllp.com/judith-w-giorlando
Mailing Address:
PO Box 3197, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
University Attended:
Louisiana State University Medical Center School of Nursing, B.S.N., 1980
Law School Attended:
Loyola School of Law, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1987
Admission:
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana; 1987, Louisiana
Memberships:

American Health Lawyers Association; Louisiana State Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Telemedicine Association; Louisiana Hospital Association, Louisiana Society of Hospital Attorneys.

Birth Information:
New Orleans, Louisiana, July 8, 1958
ISLN:
907079307

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0

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