Shireen T. Hart

Shireen T. Hart

Shareholder / Director / Treasurer
Burlington VT

Shireen Hart is a shareholder and director of Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC. Shireen has more than 17 years’ experience working with hospitals and medical staff leaders to navigate issues involving the clinical performance, professional conduct, and well-being of healthcare providers – including extensive peer review investigations. She has also assisted hospital and health system clients with developing and revising their medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, credentialing manuals, and other medical staff policies and procedures. Shireen provides regular counsel to hospitals, long-term care facilities, community mental health agencies, pharmacies, laboratories, individual providers, and healthcare-related vendors on a broad range of federal and state compliance matters. She frequently appears before state professional licensing boards in representing individual providers who are the subject of a licensing investigation. Shireen’s strong statewide connections and effectiveness working with other attorneys and state agency/department personnel create a favorable environment in which to deliver positive results for the firm’s healthcare clients.

Admitted to Practice

  • Vermont Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
  • New Hampshire Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire

Professional Affiliations

  • Vermont Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Chittenden County Bar Association

Education

  • College of William & Mary College of Law, J.D.
  • Middlebury College, B.A.

Pro Bono & Volunteer Work

Speaking Engagements

  • Vermont's New Minor Consent Law, December 2017
  • HIPAA & Compliance Update - Updates in HIPAA, including HIPAA the audit program and recent enforcement actions, Vermont Medical Society, March 15, 2017
  • “Medical Malpractice Trends,” 2014
  • "Physician Aid in Dying,” 2013 and 2014
  • “Practical Pediatric Legal Update,” 2011 - 2014
  • “Health Care Reform for Employers, Now What?” 2013
  • “Adverse Event and Intentional Unsafe Act Reporting and Disclosing,” 2012
  • “How to Respond to the Disruptive Patient or Visitor,” 2011
  • “Overview of the Advance Directive and Guardianship Statutes in Vermont and Applicable Sections for Medical Decision-Making,” May 2010
  • “Nursing Home Admissions Agreements and Collections Roundtable,” March 18, 2010
  • “Legal Parameters for Chronic Pain Management Strategies,” 2009
  • “Recent Developments in Employment Law,” 2009
  • “Patient Confidentiality and Requests for Medical Information Under Vermont Law and the HIPAA Privacy Regulations,” 2008