Blank Children’s Hospital’s 2018 Festival of Trees & Lights

By: BrownWinick | 11.21.2018

  BrownWinick supported Blank Children’s Hospital’s 2018 Festival of Trees & Lights. In addition to sponsoring a large tree at the Festival, BrownWinick’s attorneys and staff contributed funds in exchange for wearing jeans to work and donated 506 books to be used by the patients at Blank. In addition to the tree and books, our Read…

Safeguarding the Privacy and Security of Health Information

By: BrownWinick | 10.12.2018

Emerging and constantly evolving threats to the data of health care providers, health plans, and business associates give rise to frequently re-visiting an organization’s policies, procedures, education, and employee training that address compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”). Threats may include ransomware, phishing, hacking, and theft of mobile devices Read…

BrownWinick Volunteers at Iowa Mission of Mercy 2018

By: BrownWinick | 10.05.2018

  BrownWinick volunteered for the Iowa Mission of Mercy (IMOM), which was held on October 5-6, 2018 at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. This two-day event, sponsored by the Iowa Dental Foundation, allows children and adult patients, regardless of income or previous dental history, to receive free, quality dental care provided by Read…

Support Our Schools (“SOS”)

By: BrownWinick | 09.09.2018

  During the month of August, BrownWinick collected items and donations for Support Our Schools (“SOS”). Donations were collected along with hundreds of school supplies including backpacks, pens, pencils, notebooks, markers, crayons, notecards and boxes of Kleenex. The mission of SOS is to provide free items to teachers, students, and schools in need in the Read…

BrownWinick Participates in 11th Annual Meals from the Heartland

By: BrownWinick | 08.29.2018

BrownWinick staff and attorneys participated in one of the largest volunteer efforts in the country – the 11th Annual Hunger Fight, sponsored by Meals from the Heartland. The event was held August 29 – September 1. During the Hunger Fight, volunteers package millions of meals for poor and malnourished people around the world. Each meal Read…

BrownWinick Holds First Annual Day of Community Giving

By: BrownWinick | 06.08.2018

BrownWinick held its first Day of Community Giving on Friday, June 8, 2018. The firm supported five service projects throughout the community including: Animal Rescue League of Iowa Habitat for Humanity – Habitat ReStore Habitat for Humanity – Rock the Block Salisbury House & Gardens Valley View Village Groups of attorneys and staff went to Read…

BrownWinick Team Prepares Meals in Support of Ronald McDonald House

By: BrownWinick | 04.18.2018

  BrownWinick’s charitable giving during April 2018 was focused on Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Iowa, Inc. The staff and attorneys at BrownWinick held a “Jeans Day” fundraiser in early April. In addition, BrownWinick staff and attorneys worked together to prepare meals for the family members staying at the Ronald McDonald House near Blank Read…

Limited English Proficiency Policies

By: BrownWinick | 04.06.2018

Health care providers and other covered entities likely encounter individuals in their practice that are diverse in language, ethnicity, and religion. As communities continue to diversify, it is important for covered entities to understand their legal obligations to populations who may not speak English as a primary language. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act Read…

Iowa Homeless Youth Center – BrownWinick’s First Charity Event in 2018

By: BrownWinick | 02.06.2018

  BrownWinick continued its charitable giving efforts during  February 2018 by collecting items and raising money for the Rapid Rehousing Program at the Iowa Homeless Youth Center (“IHYC”). The Rapid Rehousing Program provides short term temporary housing for homeless youth as they move toward self-sufficiency and their own apartments. The IHYC works to eliminate homelessness Read…

Festival of Trees & Lights

By: BrownWinick | 11.22.2017

  The BrownWinick law firm chose Blank Children’s Hospital Festival of Trees & Lights again in 2017 as part of their continued efforts to give back to the community. BrownWinick sponsored a tree at the Festival, its attorneys and staff contributed funds in exchange for wearing jeans to work, and also donated over 590 books Read…