Matthew P. Keris Appointed to Editorial Board of New Patient Safety Journal

Matthew P. Keris, shareholder in the Scranton office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been appointed to the editorial board of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority’s new Patient Safety journal. The quarterly, peer-reviewed journal will highlight advancements in clinical practice that have reduced patient harm, and will blend the latest scientific research with real-life, practice-based solutions. Content will be solicited from patient safety advocates across the country.

Mr. Keris’s colleagues on the editorial board include some of the country’s leading doctors, medical and safety professionals, as well as distinguished members of academia who teach and research patient safety outcomes.

A member of Marshall Dennehey's Health Care Department, Mr. Keris 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.

Mr. Keris is the current Atlantic Regional Director of the Defense Research Institute and a past president of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and the Pennsylvania Association for Health Care Risk Management. He is additionally 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, he is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New York.

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