Legal & Regulatory

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Legal Update: Surgical Hospitals Stripped of Hospital Status

Medicare targeting facilities that don't keep enough patients overnight.

Posted 06/08/18 | Lorin E. Patterson, Esq.; Robert M.. Holland | Post a comment

Easing the Quality Reporting Burden

Can technology help gather data for CMS quality reporting and benchmarking?

Posted 03/14/18 | Outpatient Surgery Editors | Post a comment

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