Kenny W. Keith

Kenny W. Keith

Kenny W. Keith

Member
Phone: 205-547-5557
Fax: 205-547-5621
Email: kkeith@hkh.law
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Legal Secretary
Julie Smith
Phone: 205-547-5540
Email: jsmith@hkh.law

Drawing on her experience as a Registered Nurse, an Associate Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Nursing, and a private consultant on epidemiology and community health nursing, Kenny Keith brings a wealth of practical knowledge and experience to assisting health care clients with federal and state regulatory compliance, state licensure issues, and general business and contract matters.

 

Kenny has a keen interest in Civil War history and has spoken to more than 50 civic and professional groups on Civil War medicine. She is an Arabian horse enthusiast. In her spare time, she and her family enjoy riding, hiking, and traveling.

Practice Groups

Health Care

Corporate Transactions

Regulatory Compliance and Government Relations

 

Bar Admissions

Alabama, 2003

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

 

Education

Samford University, B.S. Nursing, 1981

University of Alabama at Birmingham, M.S.N, Infection Control, with honors, 1984

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D., cum laude, 2003

 

Awards and Recognitions

Editor-in-Chief, Cumberland Law Review

Order of the Barrister, 2003

 

Professional Affiliations
Alabama State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Birmingham Bar Association

American Health Lawyers Association

Alabama Nursing Home Association

Assisted Living Association of Alabama

Defense Research Institute

 

Civic Activities

Camp Winnataska, Board of Directors and Summer Program Volunteer

Woodlawn United Methodist Church, Music Ministry

Roebuck Springs Historical District Preservation Society

Roebuck Springs Garden Club, First Vice President

 

Publications and Speeches

“Compliance with CMS Regulations Regarding Prevention and Reporting of Resident Abuse, Neglect, Mistreatment and Misappropriation,” Heritage Health Care Center, July 2016

 

“Health Care Documentation,” Troy Regional Medical Center, May 2016

 

“Advance Directives,” Alabama Society for Human Resource Management (AlaSHRM), April 2016

 

“Advance Directives,” Alabama Association of Medical Directors, January 2016

 

“Reporting, Investigating and Preventing Abuse in Long-Term Care,” Alabama Nursing Home Association Annual Meeting, November 2015

 

“Advance Directives,” Alabama Nursing Home Association Legal Compliance Seminar, January 2015

 

“Using Survey Results in Litigation: The Enemy of My Enemy,” Defense Research Institute Conference on Long Term Care and the Law, September 2014

 

“Drug Diversion in the Health Care Workplace,” American Health Care Association, September 2012

 

Cases of Note

Troy Health and Rehabilitation Center v. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, DAB Appeal Decision No. CR2209, August 11, 2010