ORLANDO – JULY 21, 2021 – Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford, P.A. Jacksonville and Brunswick Partner, E. Holland “Holly” Howanitz, spoke at the Florida Society of Ambulatory Surgical Centers (FSASC) Annual Conference and Trade Show on the topic of emerging risks for employers post COVID-19. The session titled “New Risks and Trends in the Workplace Post COVID-19: Best Practice for Navigating the ‘New Normal’” was held on Friday, July 16th and discussed relating employer and employee rights regarding verification of vaccination, employee policies, COVID-19 testing and sanitation protocols including employee violations. Ms. Howanitz also touched on risk management concerns in the event of employee non-compliance with newly identified pandemic related policies.
the Florida Society of Ambulatory Surgical Centers (FSASC) is an organization focused on the advancement of the ambulatory surgical center industry through legislative and regulatory advocacy. The Society maintains an active presence in Tallahassee with full time staff and lobbyist. On a national level, the Society works cooperatively with the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association. This cooperation allows FSASC members to add their influence to activities at the Federal level.
The FSASC Annual Conference and Trade Show brings together ASC professionals with industry experts and vendors at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida. With a large diversity of topics from clinical to management to business, the event provides something for everyone.