TOPICS:  DENISE D. BURKE, Partner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

Hospitals, academic medical centers, physicians, medical device companies and other healthcare clients trust Denise Burke for practical and innovative solutions to a wide range of compliance and operations issues.

  • Former Compliance Officer, Quality Mgmt Professional and key member of a deferred Prosecution Federal Monitor Team for a medical device co
  • Valuable firsthand experience developing effective compliance programs that sustain government scrutiny
  • Assists clients with internal and external investigations, including OIG pneumonia, anesthesia and PATH audits, among others
  • In-house experience in hospital, home health, durable medical equipment and physician practice management settings make her a “trusted and enthusiastic advisor” on both day-to-day healthcare operations issues and long-term strategic objectives.
  • Extensive experience in federal and state fraud and abuse matters involving Stark, anti-kickback laws and the False Claims Act
  • Represents clients in billing, EMTALA and HIPAA audits and appeals
  • In transactional matters, she provides regulatory counsel in the formation of new healthcare organizations, including provider entities, joint ventures, ACOs and IPAs
  • Denise is recognized in Chambers USA and Best Lawyers for her healthcare law experience and was voted 2012’s “Lawyer of the Year” in healthcare law for the Memphis and West Tennessee area by Best Lawyers, which is affiliated with US News and World Report.
  • Previously Partner, Butler Snow LLP, Memphis, TN
  • Numerous articles and publications
  • When not working, Denise enjoys the quiet of the family farm an hour outside of Memphis.   She is also an avid sports fan.