Matthew Keris Elected President of the Pennsylvania Association for Health Care Risk Management
Matthew P. Keris, shareholder in Marshall Dennehey's Scranton office, has been elected President of the Pennsylvania Association for Health Care Risk Management (PAHCRM). Mr. Keris took office on January 1 and will serve a one-year term.
An affiliate of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM), Mr. Keris has been involved with PAHCRM since 2009. As president, he is responsible for leading the state chapter, developing educational programs, and facilitating interaction between health care risk management, insurance, claims and the legal community on issues of common interest.
Mr. Keris is a member of the Health Care Department at Marshall Dennehey, where he represents physicians, medical groups and health care institutions in a variety of health care liability matters. In addition to his defense practice, he lectures nationally on litigation issues pertaining to the use of electronic medical records and is the author of the book, Electronic Medical Records and Litigation, published by Thomson Reuters.
He is a member and former president of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and is a member of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. A graduate of Shippensburg University and Roger Williams University School of Law, Mr. Keris is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New York.