Legal & Regulatory

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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

Tech Triumphs in Lawsuit Over Years of Unwanted Advances

Oregon neurosurgeon has history of harassing behavior.

Posted 10/07/16 | Post a comment

Doc No Longer Facing Drug-Theft Charges, But Hospital That Accused Him in Hot Water

Effort to catch alleged drug thief compromised the privacy of hundreds of women.

Posted 09/27/16 | Post a comment

Legal Update: No. 1 HIPAA Privacy Risk? Snooping Staff

Employees peeking at patients' medical records far from uncommon.

Posted 09/09/16 | LaniM.Dornfeld, JD | Post a comment

$22 Million Suit: 2 Dropped Instruments Left Patient Paralyzed

The tools reportedly landed on the patient's spinal cord during surgery to relive a pinched nerve.

Posted 08/23/16 | Post a comment

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