Kim Shapiro’s healthcare experience began as litigation and trial counsel for medical malpractice and product liability claims on behalf of physicians, hospitals and healthcare corporations, including representation of providers and nurses before the Board of Medicine and Florida’s Department of Health. She later transitioned to a regulatory and transactional healthcare practice, where she has represented clients for healthcare firms, as well as served as in-house counsel for healthcare corporations, hospitals, and health care systems.
Kim was Associate General Counsel for Broward Health, a large public hospital system, from 2007 through 2014 and, as a licensed healthcare risk manager, she provided oversight for litigation and insurance, and provided counsel to administration and the medical staff on a variety of matters including, patient clinical care, quality, credentialing, records management, HIPAA, clinical trial research, peer review, and corporate compliance.
Thereafter Kim worked for Sheridan Healthcare, where she was responsible for regulatory risk, litigation and insurance matters including, merger acquisition due diligence for risks of post-transaction malpractice exposure. While at Sheridan, Kim helped to develop their corporate claims management structure for the captive and non-captive insurance programs.
Most recently Kim served as Bethesda Health System’s first General Counsel, where she oversaw the due diligence and their acquisition by Baptist Health South Florida in 2018.