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Catherine M. Ballard

Catherine Ballard is a partner and vice-chair of Bricker & Eckler's Health Care group. Her practice focuses on the day-to-day operations of a variety of health care facilities, as well as those facilities' dealings with administrative agencies, private accrediting agencies and court proceedings.  She works with clients in the areas of hospital/medical staff integration, quality assessment/performance improvement/peer review; medical staff/AHP governing documents; Medicare conditions of participation and private accreditation; physician recruitment/employment; provider scope of practice; and general patient care.

Catherine currently serves as the executive director for...

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Professional & Community Activities

  • Member of Ethics Committee, National Association of Medical Staff Services
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association and Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys
  • Past President, Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys

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Presentations & Published Works

  • Regular speaker for the Ohio Hospital Association on a variety of health care issues
  • "Off-Campus Privileges, Off-Kilter Practitioners," presentation for Ohio Association of Medical Staff Services
  • What Does it Mean to Be Ethical? Synergy March/April 2011

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Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Member, Federal, American and Ohio State Bar Associations

Awards & Recognition

  • Top 25 Women Columbus Ohio Super Lawyers, 2010-2014
  • Top 50 Columbus Area Super Lawyers, 2010, 2013-2014
  • Top 50 Women Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004-2006 and 2009-2014

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  • The Ohio State University College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude 1985); Member, Order of the Coif; Member, Ohio State Law Journal
  • University of Louisville (B.A., 1975)

Featured Video

Sharing Peer Review Information in a Changing World

Sharing Peer Review Information in a Changing World
An overview of sharing peer review information in a changing world by Bricker & Eckler health care attorney Catherine Ballard.


  • 5/9/2014

    Selecting Project Delivery Models and Bidding for Public Construction Contracts in Ohio

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