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Healthcare Law

This guide is intended to provide assistance to students in the OU Law Graduate Studies Programs. JD students and practitioners utilizing the Donald E. Pray Law Library, Robert M. Bird Health Science Library or OU Libraries may also find the guide useful.


The resources contained here cover the different legal forms a healthcare enterprise can take, including; non-profits, physician owned, government owned, and hospital systems. This resources may also contribute to an understanding of the role of organizational documents, governance issues, fiduciary duties, issues for tax exempt organizations, and relationships between physicians and tax-exempt entities.

Databases Resources

Practical Law on Westlaw - Health Care Entity Formation & Governance

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Healthcare Enterprises & Organizations

Healthcare Corporations

Taxation of Health Care Organizations

Health Economics