Legal & Regulatory

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Pain Management Doc Takes Stand in Meningitis Murder Trial

Fungal meningitis victims "kept coming," says medical director of pain clinic where 13 patients died and 115 were sickened.

Posted 01/18/17 | 1 comment

Prosecutor: New England Compounding Center President Viewed Company as His "Personal ATM Machine"

NECC head pharmacist charged with second-degree murder in the deaths of 25 patients.

Posted 01/10/17 | Post a comment

Legal Update: Double Dose of Good Regulatory News for ASCs

Medicare law promotes pricing transparency and removes EHR penalties.

Posted 01/09/17 | Mark F. Weiss, JD | Post a comment

Is Medical Direction of CRNAs a Reimbursement Scheme or Safer for Patients?

A point-counterpoint between a nurse anesthetist and an anesthesiologist.

Posted 01/09/17 | John F. Dombrowski, MD, PC; Jay Horowitz, CRNA | Post a comment

Trial to Begin for Pharmacist Linked to Deadly Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Opening arguments set for Monday in trial of Barry Cadden, the owner of the New England Compounding Center.

Posted 01/05/17 | Post a comment

FDA: Battery-Powered Mobile Medical Carts Could Be a Fire Hazard

The agency has received reports of explosions, fires, smoking and overheating related to lithium batteries.

Posted 01/04/17 | Post a comment

Trendelenburg Patient's Fall Leads to Long Legal Battle

Surveillance video contradicts patient's claims, limits damage.

Posted 12/30/16 | 1 comment

Senate Finance Committee Takes Aim at Concurrent and Overlapping Surgeries

The first would be prohibited, the second more tightly regulated.

Posted 12/08/16 | 2 comments

Bill Promotes Pricing Transparency and Protects Physicians From EHR Penalties

The Senate is expected to vote on the 21st Century Cures Act early next week.

Posted 12/01/16 | Post a comment

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