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All across the country, nurse entrepreneurs are successfully starting their own healthcare practices and providing vital services to communities in need. Join Spruce and the American Academy of Nurse Entrepreneurs (AANE) in our upcoming webinar, and find out how your nurse-led organization can best navigate key business and regulatory issues, including expert discussion of critical topics in HIPAA, insurance, and nurse entrepreneurship.

About the Webinar

Format: 45 minutes, including Q+A time

Topics Covered:

We’ll take you through high-yield information that will help you grow your nurse-led healthcare practice safely and effectively, including key coverage of topics such as:

  • What policies and procedures does my practice need to be compliant with HIPAA?
  • What can I do to make HIPAA compliance easier for me as a practice owner?
  • I’m private-pay only; does HIPAA apply to me?
  • What is a business associate agreement (BAA), and do I need one?
  • Are all videoconferencing platforms HIPAA-compliant?
  • How can medical software platforms help with HIPAA compliance?
  • What is cyber liability insurance, and do I need it?

About the AANE

AANE logoWe cohosted this webinar with our friends at the American Academy of Nurse Entrepreneurs (AANE), an innovative organization that is dedicated to helping advanced practice nurses start and grow their own practices. With millions of Americans facing expensive and inaccessible healthcare options, the AANE is committed to the idea that nurse-owned practices are a viable and underutilized path to high-quality, affordable healthcare across the nation.

The folks at the AANE are experts on the business, legal, and medical issues that are essential to every nurse-led practice, from finding startup funding to complying with state law and regulation, and we were delighted to have them on board for this webinar! Learn more about what they do at

About the Panel

Veronica PikeVeronica Pike, FNP-C

Co-founder, AANE; CEO and Co-founder, Med2You

Veronica co-founded the American Academy of Nurse Entrepreneurs (AANE) and designed its educational programs, resources, and community support network. Her first book, titled “Nurse Owner: How To Start and Build an NP Practice” (Lioncrest Publishing) is set to be released October 2019. Veronica is also Co-founder and CEO of Med2You, a healthcare company that provides primary and psychiatric care to underserved populations throughout Texas with a completely remote care team led by nurse practitioners.

David Craig, M.D.

Medical Director, Spruce Health

Dr. Craig is an emergency medicine physician and Medical Director for Spruce Health. Spruce powers the telemedicine and communications for thousands of practices, and Dr. Craig is an expert in the regulatory and compliance issues faced by modern healthcare organizations. Most recently, Dr. Craig led Spruce through successful SOC 2 auditing and HITRUST certification.