Reglan and Tardive Dyskinesia: Medical Malpractice or Guilt by Association?
Business
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Business
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Reglan and Tardive Dyskinesia: Medical Malpractice or Guilt by Association?

Michael Kirsch - May 6, 2012

There was phone message on my desk to call a lawyer. There was phone message on my desk to call a lawyer. I had no idea what…

Frivolous Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Targeted by Medical Justice
Business
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Business
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Frivolous Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Targeted by Medical Justice

Michael Kirsch - April 22, 2012

Whistleblower readers know my views on the perverse and dysfunctional medical liability system. Whistleblower readers know my views on the perverse and dysfunctional medical liability system. I…

Policy & Law
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Justices Pounce upon ACA Mandate Defenders on Day 2

MichaelDouglas1 - March 28, 2012

Will SCOTUS kill the mandate provision? The mainstream blogsophere (and media) are buzzing about the hard-hitting line of questioning lobbied at the U.S. today as to the…

News
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Excerpts from Monday’s Supreme Court Arguments

Gary Levin MD - March 27, 2012

   Arguments were presented about whether legal challenges to President Barack Obama's health care law are premature under the Anti-Injunction Act, which bars lawsuits against a tax…

Business
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Handicapping the SCOTUS ACA Decision, Part II

MichaelDouglas1 - March 26, 2012

The arguments as to whether further arguments on the consitutionality of the ACA are needed just wrapped. More of a formality on the establishment of a lack…

Policy & Law
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CA Nurses Can Administer Anesthetics

thielst - March 21, 2012

A state appeals court has ruled nurses who are trained as anesthetists do not need a doctor's supervision to give anesthetics to California hospital patients.  I think…

Medical Records
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What Hath EMR Wrought?

Gary Levin MD - March 9, 2012

New technology is wonderful and you can be certain that along with new advantages also comes new challenges and unintended consequences. Attorneys love written information.  The written…

Medical Records
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Data Breach: How Much Will One Cost You?

David Harlow - March 7, 2012

The going rate for a compromised medical record seems to b The going rate for a compromised medical record seems to be $1000 (well, at least that's…

Business
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First Lawsuit Filed Against a Business Associate Under HIPAA / HITECH

David Harlow - February 14, 2012

The first HIPAA enforcement action against a business associate has been filed by the Minnesota Attorney General's office. The first HIPAA enforcement action against a business associate…

Business
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FDA Fines Red Cross Again for $9.59 Million–Where Does That Money Go?

BarbaraDuck - January 18, 2012

I am curious about this as a year ago blood levels were at the lowest in 10 years and maybe it’s just me, but instead of big…