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Partner Mel Soliz Discusses Innovation in Health Equity and Barriers to its Growth at HIMSS’ Interoperability and HIE Forum

Health equity is the state in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health. In her presentation to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Interoperability and Health Information Exchange Forum, Mel Soliz—Partner and leader of the firm’s interoperability practice—explained how health data interoperability and state and federal interoperability initiatives will advance health equity. Mel regularly speaks in local and national forums on interoperability and health equity. She is the President of the Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys and is recognized by Best Lawyers© and Southwest Super Lawyers: Rising Stars© for her work in health law....

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Kristen Rosati, Karen Owens, Mel Soliz, and Marki Stewart

Four Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys Lead Sessions at Arizona Health Law Conference

The Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys (AzSHA) hosted its Arizona Health Law Conference & Annual Meeting on February 24, during which local and national health law leaders covered monumental changes to health care law and policy over the last year. Coppersmith Brockelman health law attorneys — Melissa (Mel) Soliz, AzSHA president; Karen Owens, AzSHA VP and Director of Programming; and Marki Stewart, AzSHA’s Board Member; as well as Kristen Rosati (former AHLA President) — showed their deep experience on the topics ranging from data privacy, interoperability, and reproductive health rights to health equity and peer review. The event was a huge success among the Arizona health law community, as more than 140 attorneys, academics, compliance personnel and students were in attendance. Each Coppersmith attorney led their...

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