Healthcare education and risk management

BalBrenner's experience and expertise are reflected in a portfolio of publications, symposia, and presentations in peer-review academic journals, seminars, national professional meetings, and related forums.

Lawrence Brenner has served as a visiting lecturer at the following academic medical centers:

Baylor University

Cedars - Sinai

Dartmouth

Duke University

Harvard

Johns Hopkins

Loma Linda University

Loyola of Chicago

Mayo Clinic

Medical College of Ohio

Medical College of Virginia

Northwestern

Rush Memorial

Scott & White

St. Louis University

StanfordUniversity

University of Alabama - Birmingham

University of Arkansas - Little Rock

University of Chicago

 

University of Cincinnati

University of Florida - SHANDS Hospital

University of Illinois - Chicago

University of Indiana

University of Madrid

University of Massachusetts

University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital

University of Michigan

University of Mississippi

University of Missouri

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

University of Southern California

University of Tennessee - Campbell Clinic

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

University of Utah

University of Vermont

Wake Forest

Wayne State University

Yale

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

 

Jessee WF, Brenner LH. Approaches to improving health care: Dealing with the

"problem" physician. Quality Review Bulletin 1982 Jan: 8(1).

 

Brenner LH, Jessee WF. Delays in diagnosis: A problem for quality assurance.

Quality Review Bulletin 1983 Nov: 9(11).

 

Brenner LH, Gerken EA. Informed consent: Myths and risk management

alternatives. Quality Review Bulletin 1986 Dec: 12(12).

 

Brenner LH. Corporate responsibility for physician impairment. Quality Review

Bulletin 1988 Apr: 14(4).

 

Fiscina S, Brenner LH, Forese L. The spine and medical negligence. The Journal of

Bone and Joint Surgery 2000 82(2).

 

Brenner LH, Brenner AT, Horwitz D. Beyond informed consent: Educating the

patient. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Feb: 467(2).

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Clinical risk and judicial reasoning: editorial comment. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Feb;467(2):323–4.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. An introduction to medical malpractice in the United States. Clin Orthop Rel Res. 2009 Feb;467(2):339–47.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Medical-legal issue: healthcare provider liability related to defective implants. Curr Orthop Prac. 2011;22(3):227–30.

 

Bal BS, Brenner LH. Evolving medicolegal concepts. Editorial comment. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 May;470(5):1344-5.

 

Brenner LH, Brenner AT, Awerbuch EJ, Horwitz D. Beyond the standard of care: A new model to judge medical negligence. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 May: 470(5).

 

Bal BS, Brenner LH. Corporate malfeasance, off-label use, and surgeon liability. Invited Comment. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Jan;471(1):4-8.

 

Bal BS, Brenner LH. Medicolegal sidebar: corporate relationships and increased surgeon liability risk. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Apr;471(4):1092-6.

 

Bal BS, Brenner LH. Care of the Professional Athlete: What Standard of Care? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Jul;471(7):2060-4.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. The judgment defense in medical malpractice. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Nov;471(11):3405-3408.

 

Bal BS, Brenner LH. Physician competence and skill part I: the role of hospital corporate liability. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Apr;472(4):1089-92.

 

Bal BS, Brenner LH. Medicolegal sidebar: Physician competence and skill part II: hospital corporate responsibility and new technologies. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2023-7.

 

Bal BS, Brenner LH. The law and social values: loss of chance. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Oct;472(10):2923-6.

 

Bal BS, Brenner LH. The law and social values: res ipsa loquitur. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jan;473(1):23-6.

 

 

 

INVITED BOOK CHAPTERS

 

Bal BS, Brenner LH. Legal Issues in Care of the Elite Athlete. In: Carlson MG & Goldfarb CA. (eds.) Comprehensive Care of the High Level Athlete: A Master Skills Publication. American Society for Surgery of the Hand: Chicago, IL. Submitted, September 2013.

 

Bal BS, Brenner LH. The Team Physician and Care of the Professional Athlete. The Athlete’s Hand and Wrist: A Master Skills Publication Textbook publication of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Editors Michelle G. Carlson, MD and Charles A. Goldfarb, MD. 2014; 3-6.

 

 

INVITED PUBLICATIONS

 

Brenner LH, Bal BS. Establishing Medical Negligence Beyond the Standard of Care. Orthopaedic Legal Medical Advisor 2006;1(1):1-3.

 

Brenner LH, Bal BS. Department of Justice kickback settlement: How will it affect you? Orthopaedics Today 2007; 27:46.

 

Bal BS, Brenner LH. Always ensure fair market value in transactions with the orthopedic industry. Orthopaedics Today 2007; 27:34.

 

Brenner LH, Bal BS. Adverse outcome vs. "expected complication": Which is which? Orthopedics Today 2008; 28:28.

 

Brenner LH, Bal BS. Deferred prosecution agreement: Can it improve surgeon-patient communication? Orthopedics Today 2008; 28:34.

 

Brenner LH, Bal BS. Medical liability and loss-of-chance doctrine: Is failure to diagnose negligence? Orthopedics Today 2008; 28:64.

 

Brenner LH, Bal BS. Surgeon characteristics and medical malpractice: Are orthopedists at risk? Orthopedics Today 2008; 28:40.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L, Johanson NA. Never events: Future threat to physicians. Orthopedics Today. 2009 January.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Prosecutorial power of the federal government: The imbalance of the DOJ. Orthopedics Today. 2009 February.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Surgeons should know the legal liability of consenting to patient-demanded treatment. Orthopedics Today. 2009 March:29(3):24.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Orthopedic malpractice: Cases in the news. Orthopedics Today. 2009 April:29(4):31.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. The art of happiness: Communication and empowerment can keep patients content. Orthopedics Today. 2009 May.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Patient care vs. economics: How liable are physicians and facilities in this environment. Orthopedics Today. 2009 June.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Case report: Medicare fraud and abuse can open the door for other charges. Orthopedics Today. 2009 July.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Physician giving expert testimony are regulated by law, professional associations. Orthopedics Today. 2009 Aug:29(8):26.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Causation in medical liability: Determining who is at fault. Orthopedics Today. 2009 Sept:29(9):26.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Physician-patient relationships may blur during independent medical examinations. Orthopedics Today. 2009 October.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Orthopedic Surgeons should take a judicial view of their scope of practice. Orthopedics Today. 2009 November 29(11):31.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Rethinking informed consent: Tell your patients of all the treatment choices available to them. Orthopedics Today. 2009 December.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Medical negligence and breach of duty claims can be separated by the courts. Orthopedics Today. 2010 January.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Physician-patient arbitration agreements: Make sure they are understood by all. Orthopedics Today. 2010 March.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Beware of new trends in professional negligence litigation. Orthopedics Today. 2010 April.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Summary judgment in medical malpractice: The case of Hoard v. Roper Hospital. Orthopedics Today. 2010 June.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Doctor vs. device manufacturer: A case study in what not to do. Orthopedics Today. 2010 July.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Document to manage complications and avoid litigation. Orthopedics Today. 2010 August.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. The time has come for health care criminal law reform. Orthopedics Today. 2010 November.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Professional duty created by patient consultations: Know for whom and when you are responsible. Orthopedics Today. 2010 December.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Avoiding orthopedic medical negligence claims: A plaintiff’s attorney’s perspective. Orthopedics Today. 2011 January.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Health care provider liability related to defective products. Orthopedics Today. 2011 February.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Maryland affirms physician self-referral prohibition. Orthopedics Today. 2011 May.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Conflicting perspectives arise in the search for justice. Orthopedics Today. 2011 June.

 

Bal BS. The exercise of court jurisdiction in the Internet age. Orthopedics Today. 2011 August.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Pushing drugs: Pharmaceutical industry and physician relationships explored. Orthopedics Today. 2011 November.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Pharmaceutical industry and physician relationships explored: Part 2. Orthopedics Today. 2011 December.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Justification and excuse are distinct concepts. Orthopedics Today. 2012 January.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Informed consent: What you need to know. Orthopedics Today. 2012 February.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Proper understanding and preparation are essential to effective deposition skills. Orthopedics Today. 2012 March.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. A guide to understanding the elements of the standard of care. Orthopedics Today. 2012 April.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Supreme Court’s decision will impact health care law. Orthopedics Today. 2012 May.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Risk management: Arguments for surgical complications explained. Orthopedics Today. 2012 June.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Supreme Court jurisprudence and the health care law explained. Orthopedics Today. 2012 July.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L.  Courts debate damage caps and their collateral effects. Orthopedics Today. 2012 September.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Regulation or innovation: United States v Regenerative Sciences. Orthopedics Today. 2012 October.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Missouri overturns limits on noneconomic damages. Orthopedics Today. 2012 December.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. The questions of off-label drug promotion vs free speech. Orthopedics Today. 2013 January.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. The impact and history behind the Sixth Amendment right to counsel. Orthopedics Today. 2013 February.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. ‘Too big to fail’ poses compelling questions in today’s health care environment. Orthopedics Today. 2013 March.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Physician-owned distributorship face increased scrutiny. Orthopedics Today. 2013 April.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Physician payments sunshine sct: A highlight of frequently. Orthopedics Today. 2013 May.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. Custodial right of the criminally accused: Miranda v Arizona. Orthopedics Today. 2013 June.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Physician duty to report danger: the case of Tatiana Tarasoff.” Orthopedics Today. 2013 July.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “The impact of the US Supreme Court ruling on employment law.” Orthopedics Today. 2013 August.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Employing a mid-level provider differs from entering a collaborative agreement.” Orthopedics Today. 2013 September.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Mitigate the risk of excess judgment in malpractice litigation.” Orthopedics Today. 2013 October.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Preserving the integrity of peer review: Poliner v Texas Health Systems.” Orthopedics Today. 2013 December.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Felony prosecution for misleading expert witness testimony.” Orthopedics Today. 2014 January.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Understanding non-compete employment clauses.” Orthopedics Today. 2014 February.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Readers respond to expert witness testimony.” Orthopedics Today. 2014 March.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Reconstituting malpractice reform and the role expert witnesses.” Orthopedics Today. 2014 April.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “When negligence, opinions and expert testimony intersect.” Orthopedics Today. 2014 May.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Physician bias and cultural competence revisited.” Orthopedics Today. 2014 June.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Beware of inaccurate documentation and HIPAA ‘trap’.” Orthopedics Today. 2014 July.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Rough waters: Liability for the ‘captain of the ship’.” Orthopedics Today. 2014 September.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Residency training: New grounds for legal liability.” Orthopedics Today. 2014 October.

 

Bal BS, Brenner L. “Cultural norms and the changing landscape of surgical practice.” Orthopedics Today. 2014 November.

 

 

 

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