Senior Vice President/California Registered Inhouse Counsel
Licensed only in New Jersey, Tennessee and Pennsylvania (inactive). Not
admitted in California.
Mr. Goldstone joins Prime Healthcare from Community Health Systems (CHS),
where he served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for more
than 10 years. In that role, he oversaw all legal work for more than 30
hospitals, 500 employed physicians and multiple non-hospital facilities
in seven states, representing more than four billion dollars in annual
revenue. Prior to CHS, Mr. Goldstone was the senior counsel for another
large, investor-owned hospital operator in Florida, handling all legal
work for six acute care hospitals comprising more than 2,500 licensed
beds. Earlier in his career, Mr. Goldstone was a Partner in one of central
New Jersey's largest law firms, and he served as General Counsel and
Chief Legal Officer of Monmouth-Ocean Hospital Service Corporation, an
integrated hospital shared services consortium. In addition, Mr. Goldstone
has more than twenty years' experience working with complex statutes
and regulations in healthcare.
Mr. Goldstone is a cum laude graduate of Rutgers Law School. He was a certified
Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic and a nationally registered Emergency
Medical Technician-Paramedic. In 2011, Mr. Goldstone was appointed to
the United States National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council
by then-Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. Mr. Goldstone served two
terms on the Council, meeting regularly in Washington, D.C., and advising
the United States government and its many regulatory agencies on EMS matters.
Mr. Goldstone has been a 25-year member of the American Health Law Association
(AHLA), the leading educational organization for health care attorneys,
and held several leadership positions in the organization - including
Board and Executive Committee membership. Mr. Goldstone was recognized
by AHLA in the distinguished role as Fellow.