Today marks the Second Annual Rural Healthcare Symposium here at the University of Georgia School of Law. It is part of an annual effort to bring attention to the national rural healthcare crisis. Key topics to be explored at this today’s conference include: the opioid epidemic and addiction treatments, an overview of current rural healthcare legislation and public policy, the impact of technology on rural healthcare delivery, the economic realities facing rural providers and an inside look at the operations of rural healthcare facilities. For more information about today’s event please visit www.bolingandcompany.com/rhs. This year’s conference is co-presented by the School of Law and Boling & Company with assistance from the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, Stroudwater Associates and the law school’s Health Law Society.
For those attending the conference or just interested in the area of health law, the law librarians have a helpful research guide with resources related to health law regulations, both statutes and codes: http://libguides.law.uga.edu/healthlaw. The research guide also features select treatises, books and study aids, including the following three titles from the law library collection: