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Bill Would Lift Moratorium on Construction and Expansion of Physician-Owned Hospitals

Texas Congressman continues to fight for repeal.

Posted 02/22/17 | Post a comment

Emails Show Barry Cadden Tried to Cover His Tracks After His Lab Shipped Contaminated Steroids

"No more fudging. No more BS. We must clean up all of our processes," NECC President Barry Cadden wrote in one email.

Posted 02/15/17 | Post a comment

Judge Blocks Further Testimony by Victims of the 2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

"The emotional impact on the jurors has been visible to the court," judge writes in his ruling.

Posted 02/07/17 | Post a comment

New England Compounding Center Produced Drugs That Were Superpotent and Subpotent

Quality control manager testifies at deadly meningitis trial that some compounded drugs were too strong, others too weak.

Posted 02/01/17 | Post a comment

Legal Update: The Legal Burden of Workplace Bullying

Staff-on-staff hostility puts your facility at risk for litigation.

Posted 01/31/17 | Angela T. Burnette, Esq.; Rebecca Kennedy, Esq.; Genta Iwasaki | Post a comment

As Business Boomed at Compounding Pharmacy, Disinfection Practices Slid

At meningitis trial, pharmacy tech testifies that hoods in clean room where tainted steroids were made weren't disinfected for a month.

Posted 01/25/17 | Post a comment

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