Legal & Regulatory

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Single-OR Facilities Must Adhere to the Same Quality Standards as Licensed ASCs

Oversight of single-OR ASCs will switch from the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners to the New Jersey Department of Health.

Posted 01/16/18 | Post a comment

Lawsuit: Scrub Nurse Photographed Coworker Nude in OR

Nurse allegedly showed explicit photos to hospital co-workers — and to patient when she returned from medical leave.

Posted 01/10/18 | 1 comment

Johnson & Johnson Hit With $57M Judgment in Pelvic Mesh Suit

Court-ordered payment is going to a woman who underwent 3 surgeries to remove defective pelvic mesh implants.

Posted 09/08/17 | 1 comment

Legal Update: Be Smart About Smartphone Use

Mitigate the legal risks of cell phones in your facility.

Posted 09/08/17 | William A. Miller, JD | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: The Limits of Informed Consent

Can patients claim damages if they were aware of the risks?

Posted 09/08/17 | Amy Redington Riley, JD | 1 comment

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