Legal & Regulatory

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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

Feds: Sightpath Lured Eye Surgeons With Luxury Trips for Nearly a Decade

Mobile cataract surgery outsourcing firm allegedly took ophthalmologists on luxury skiing vacations and high-end fishing, golfing and hunting trips to persuade them to use its services.

Posted 08/30/17 | Post a comment

Jury Clears GI Doc of Negligence in Colon Cancer Suit

A jury found David Vastola, DO, not negligent in performing a 2011 colonoscopy on a patient who 18 months later presented with terminal colon cancer.

Posted 08/23/17 | 1 comment

Administration Signals Likely End to Medicare Bundled Payments Initiative

Recently posted rule suggests that the twice-postponed rule will be rescinded.

Posted 08/15/17 | Post a comment

Sterility Concerns Prompt Shutdown of Utah-Based Compounding Pharmacy

Isomeric Pharmacy Solutions produced and distributed contaminated drugs for years, says the FDA.

Posted 08/07/17 | Post a comment

Ophthalmologist Sues Over "Unconstitutional" Certificate-of-Need Process

Lawsuit: Iowa's "burdensome" 40-year-old CON process — and intervention from nearby hospitals — has prevented eye surgeon from using his fully equipped surgery center.

Posted 06/23/17 | Post a comment

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