Clinical Research Compliance: A Year in Review

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

F. Lisa Murtha
Title, Dentons US LLP


Any healthcare organization engaged in clinical research has seen numerous amendments and updates to the laws and regulations that govern such research. This program will outline the new laws, regulations, settlements, investigations, and other items of note from year 2012 and year 2013 to date. Any organization, consultant, or attorney practicing or clinical research or representing those who do must fully understand these issues. 



Lisa Murtha is a member of Dentons’ healthcare practice. She has more than 22 years of experience working on complex clinical research and healthcare compliance issues. Ms. Murtha focuses her practice on clinical research compliance, which includes human subject protections, effort reporting, scientific misconduct, conflicts of interest, and clinical trial billing and process improvement. She also provides guidance regarding revenue cycle work, billing and coding issues, internal investigations, compliance program effectiveness, corporate governance/ethics, and HIPAA-related matters. She leads project teams responsible for redesigning and implementing new clinical research billing processes at several large academic medical centers around the United States, serves as the engagement lead on numerous compliance program assessments at large healthcare organizations, and serves as an expert witness on several research and healthcare compliance cases.

Ms. Murtha is the author of numerous articles and books on research, healthcare compliance, and fraud and abuse topics, including several articles published in Bloomberg BNA’s Medical Research Law and Policy Report.

Ms. Murtha earned a J.D. from Dickinson School of Law and a B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University. She is certified in healthcare compliance in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.