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"Alternative Dispute Resolution In Healthcare"


Richard J. Webb - Arbitrator, Mediator, Hearing Officer and Attorney At Law

An independent neutral serving as arbitrator, mediator or hearing officer in healthcare business disputes nationwide, providing efficient resolution of legal conflicts affecting hospitals, physicians, health insurers and their business partners.


Subject Matter Expertise

Broad and deep experience designing, negotiating and implementing a wide variety of healthcare business relationships since 1982.


Commitment to Healthcare Dispute Resolution

Full-time professional practice as a neutral devoted to the healthcare industry – with no separate legal practice or clientele.


ADR Training and Experience

Hundreds of hours of formal training and ongoing study of the processes most often used to resolve healthcare disputes (arbitration, mediation and medical staff fair hearings) – along with years of dispute resolution practice 


Accessible and Responsive

Resolution of your dispute is a priority – services are accessible by direct consultation and through the major healthcare ADR providers.

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) offers a different approach from the traditional process of litigation through the courts. In every case, the goal is to reach a fair resolution of the dispute more quickly, more efficiently and with less harm to the parties’ future interests than with pursuit of a lawsuit to conclusion.


The Third Circuit Won’t “Rubber Stamp” An Arbitrator’s Decision

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals decided a case on December 30, 2019 reaffirming the prevailing standard of judicial review applicable to arbitrators’ decisions.

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Healthcare Arbitration Is Faster Than Going To Court

Speed is one of the primary advantages of resolving a healthcare dispute by arbitration rather than through the courts…

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Protected Health Information in Mediation and Arbitration – Best Practices

I just listened in on a conference call presentation on Protected Health Information (“PHI”) in mediation and arbitration. It covered best practices for dealing with the potential disclosure of confidential patient information inherent in many healthcare disputes while navigating the requirements of HIPAA and other laws…

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