Robin L. Canowitz

Senior Attorney
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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.4953
Fax 614.719.4953
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Robin is a senior attorney in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the health care group. Her practice is focused on health care compliance, healthcare risk management, medical malpractice, HIPAA and HITECH.  She has extensive experience drafting hospital policies and procedures and advising on a variety of risk and compliance issues. 

Robin also advises employer and group health plans on health and welfare benefits issues including compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA).  

Robin is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys.  

Robin has presented on a number of topics including pediatric liability trends, hospital risk management, HIPAA and HITECH.  

Robin received her J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. She earned her A.B. in History from the University of Michigan.  

Immediately prior to joining Vorys, Robin spent eight years as associate counsel at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, advising the hospital in the areas of risk management, consent issues, adverse patient events, quality, EMTALA, insurance, litigation, employment, information security, HIPAA, JCAHO and CMS compliance.  Robin has knowledge of a broad range of issues affecting hospitals and is able to approach her representation from the viewpoint of her clients.

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