Ms. Johnston is the Administrative Partner of the Research Triangle Park office and the co-leader of the firm’s health care practice group. She concentrates her practice exclusively in health law, representing academic medical centers, hospital systems, managed care contracting organizations, long-term care and home care providers, and a wide array of ancillary service providers. As a result of this diversified practice, her proficiency extends to federal and state regulatory compliance matters, including HIPAA and general telehealth compliance, physician self-referral law issues, provider network development and managed care, and health care operational issues, including Certificates of Need, medical staff credentialing, and provider-based entity issues. She likewise maintains an active transactional practice and continues to represent providers on tax-exempt financing matters. Since 2008, Ms. Johnston has served on the firm's Management Committee and between 2010 and 2012 she served on the firm's Executive Committee.