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The Healthcare Neutral Blog will share ideas and developments in alternative dispute resolution, healthcare business and law.

AAA’s Eric Tuchmann Offers Arbitration Update to Garibaldi Inn of Court

The American Arbitration Association’s Senior V.P. and General Counsel, Eric Tuchmann, addressed the October 10 meeting of the Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for ADR.  The Inn was founded…

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Arbitration Agreement May Be Incorporated Into Another Contract

Contracting parties should carefully consider arbitration as their preferred method of dispute resolution when drafting their agreements. A potential trap for the unwary may exist when the reach of one contract’s dispute resolution provision extends to another contract that is silent on the matter.

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Court Remand to an Arbitrator: Good or Bad for Arbitration?

A recent decision of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals may suggest a change in the way courts can approach the review of arbitral awards presented for judicial review. One…

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Tools To Help You Decide How Your Healthcare Dispute Will Be Resolved

If you wait until a natural disaster strikes to prepare for a power outage or worse, you may find yourself with limited options, a dark house and a lot of spoiled food. The chances that one of your important contracts will go sour are much greater than the risk of a hurricane’s direct hit, yet we pay far more attention to disaster preparedness than we do to how our future business disputes will get resolved.

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Guided Choice Mediation – A Better Way To Settle Disputes

Despite training by some of the best mediation educators over the last 20 years, it was only fairly recently that I became aware of the name given to the mediation process known as “Guided Choice.” Championed most notably by Paul M. Lurie, Guided Choice Mediation is really a thoughtful organization and bundling of certain practices that together lead to better mediation results.

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Healthcare Neutral Grand Re-Opening

Almost twelve years ago, I formed Healthcare Neutral as a specialized dispute resolution practice and started blogging (see Archives). I operated Healthcare Neutral in parallel with my solo healthcare law firm for over five years before going “in-house” as the general counsel to one of my healthcare clients in 2013. For the last six plus years Healthcare Neutral has continued, but on a part-time basis given the demands of my full-time position. Blogging fell by the wayside. Until now.

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