Missed or delayed diagnosis is one of the most often-litigated allegations in medical malpractice.1 These claims often result from tracking and follow-up procedure failures.
Elderly patients may not always have the capacity to make informed consent—and if recurring treatment is required, there are special issues.
What are you bound by law to do when a minor presents for healthcare without a parent or legal guardian?
Many families are impacted by divorce, child custody, and related issues. Dealing with these legal issues personally can be difficult and emotional.
On November 13, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) published the final rule, “Short Inpatient Hospital Stays,” included in the 2016 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment
When an employee is injured on the job, he or she gives notice to the employer who files a claim with the employer’s workers’ compensation carrier.
GPS or RFID (radio frequency identification) tracking of employees in the medical setting has been gaining popularity with hospitals nationwide adopting mechanisms for tracking employees,
Recent regulatory guidance may be causing physicians and hospital executives to lose more sleep than usual these days.
You chose your career because you wanted to take care of patients and improve the health of others, but additional stresses and concerns might keep you awake at night.