Christopher C. Eades
  Attorney

BIOGRAPHY

Chris Eades devotes his practice to medical staff governance, credentialing and peer review. As part of his practice, Chris regularly counsels clients on matters involving medical staff bylaws, accreditation standards, hospital licensure rules and the Medicare Conditions of Participation.  He is routinely engaged by the firm's clients to assist with the drafting and implementation of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement processes, peer review sharing arrangements, FPPE/OPPE processes and other medical staff policies and procedures addressing the conduct and competency of health care providers.  Peer review confidentiality and peer review immunity are critical to effective hospital and medical staff quality review.  Chris frequently represents hospitals and other health care entities in the context of medical staff quality review and corrective action processes, fair hearings and related litigation, assisting these clients to maximize the intended benefit of peer review confidentiality and to achieve state and federal peer review immunity.

EDUCATION

Indiana University, B.A., with distinction - 1994

Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington, J.D. - 1997

ADMITTED TO BAR

  • Indiana - 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana - 1997

memberships

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Indianapolis Bar Association

Experience

  • Private Practice (1997-2002)