Course overview

Successfully Starting & Operating An Integrative Practice: Essential Legal Considerations

This course covers decisions on business entity, operational framework, and compliant practices for the individual practitioner.

Kristen Montez, JD

 Board Review Series

AIHM 2017 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

45 minutes

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • Get a general overview of corporate structure types—from sole proprietor to corporate entity and explore the legal pitfalls to avoid. By having a broad understanding of business types as well as key elements crucial to running a successful practice, the integrative practitioner will be provided critical business-minded direction and empowerment.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Identify which business entity is the best fit for and individual practitioner
    • Develop an operational framework through these five pillars: Insurance, Practice Space, Marketing, Patient Forms, Intellectual Property
    • Utilize the operational framework to create a compliant practice that mitigates all risks

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Kristen Montez, JD

About Kristen
Kristen has been at the forefront of new breakthroughs in the healthcare industry since starting her legal practice. Her scholarship in the cutting-edge practice of Medical Travel has garnered the attention of the American Bar Association, which published her study on the concept as it related to healthcare proposals that at the time the Affordable Care Act was merely a campaign proposal. From this article, her passion for medical tourism and global healthcare flourished.

She served as in-house counsel and compliance officer at the nation’s leading medical travel company. While there, Kristen was a catalyst in the company achieving a comprehensive intellectual property portfolio centered around the business model that drives the medical travel market.

Kristen’s practice is concentrated in health law, transactions, and business and corporate law, with expertise in healthcare corporate structuring and governance, transactions and compliance, and medical malpractice.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.