International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that Shira Hauschen, Managing Principal of Dorsey Health Strategies, has been nominated and elected to the Minnesota Women’s Economic Roundtable (MWER), an invitation-only forum of women leaders. 

The Minnesota Women’s Economic Roundtable, founded in 1979, is a forum for women leaders to gather insights on broad economic issues, examine their implications, and take action in their individual communities and lives. Membership is invitational with a maximum of 130 active women leaders with diverse personal characteristics and career experiences including women from large and small businesses, government, the professions, and the non-profit sector. 

In her role as Managing Principal, Ms. Hauschen is a consultant and attorney with Dorsey Health Strategies (DHS), and is responsible for DHS’s growth and development. She has advised clients across a wide array of industry segments on topics including compliance with federal and state laws (including GDPR, HIPAA, and TPA and producer licensure requirements), healthcare IT, Big Data, telemedicine and digital health issues, lean transformations (process improvement), vendor management, privacy audits, and comprehensive reviews of current practices against regulations and best practices. As a licensed attorney and via the integrated approach taken by Dorsey’s Health Care Industry Group, Ms. Hauschen’s consulting advice is attuned to and aligned with clients’ legal landscape. 

She also heads up a Digital Health workgroup at Dorsey, which brings together a wide range of expertise across the Firm. Leveraging her prior professional experience in telehealth and software development, she provides clients with practical solutions to business and regulatory questions. 

Prior to joining Dorsey Health Strategies, Ms. Hauschen worked at McKinsey & Co. as a consultant specializing in healthcare. Her prior professional background is in healthcare and healthcare IT, including working at Epic with large healthcare providers to implement electronic health records (EHRs); as Director of Operations at a digital health company; and with other local and national healthcare entities.