Epstein Becker Green’s Douglas Hastings Elected to Membership in the Healthcare Executives Study Society

New York, NY (July 23, 2013)Douglas Hastings, Chair of the Board of Directors and Member of Epstein Becker Green's Health Care and Life Sciences Practice has been named a member of an elite group of hospital and healthcare system CEOs, the Healthcare Executives Study Society (HESS). HESS is one of the oldest voluntary educational organizations available to healthcare professionals. The group seeks to advance the state and art of executive leadership and influence the development of healthcare public policy.

Membership is by nomination and election by the current membership and continues to include executives from prominent hospitals, systems and association, as well as the senior executives of the American Hospital Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare organizations. The current membership consists of up to fifty active members, the majority of whom must be from organizations providing healthcare services, and approximately twenty honorary members. Mr. Hastings is the only HESS member who is a practicing attorney.

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Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., founded in 1973, is a national law firm with approximately 275 lawyers practicing in 11 offices, in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, D.C. The firm is uncompromising in its pursuit of legal excellence and client service in its areas of practice: Health Care and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Corporate Services, and Employee Benefits. Epstein Becker Green was founded to serve the health care industry and has been at the forefront of health care legal developments since 1973. The firm is also proud to be a trusted advisor to clients in the financial services, retail, and hospitality industries, among others, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Our commitment to these practices and industries reflects the founders' belief in focused proficiency paired with seasoned experience.

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