LDT Regulation: New Survey Asks Readers for Their Views About Two Bills Before Congress
Survey respondents can give their opinions about the proposed VALID and VITAL acts Two bills are pending in Congress, and each is written to change the current regulatory scheme for laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) and in vitro clinical tests (IVCTs). The bills go by the acronyms of the VALID Act and VITAL Act. Many clinical laboratories […] The post LDT Regulation: New Survey Asks Readers for Their Views About Two Bills Before Congress appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Post-Pandemic Strategies for Labs Include OIG Audit Prep and Repurposed Instruments
Clinical laboratories and pathology practices should also plan on delayed payments for COVID-19 testing for uninsured patients Regardless of whether infection rates for SARS-CoV-2 continue to wane or perhaps surge again, business changes are coming for staff at clinical laboratories and pathology groups. Forward-thinking professionals will want to evaluate post-pandemic strategies for labs to stay […] The post Post-Pandemic Strategies for Labs Include OIG Audit Prep and Repurposed Instruments appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Drunk, Sleeping Jurors During Virtual Malpractice Trials Drunk, Sleeping Jurors During Virtual Malpractice Trials
Attorneys share mishaps caused by careless jurors during virtual medical malpractice trials. Are virtual trials fair to physicians?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Malpractice Suits Against Family Physicians Declined in 2021: Survey Malpractice Suits Against Family Physicians Declined in 2021: Survey
The drop is attributed in part to fewer face-to-face encounters with patients as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as gratitude toward healthcare providers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Doc Sues Patient and Wins Doc Sues Patient and Wins
After winning his malpractice case, urologist Arnaldo Trabucco fought back. Read about his legal journey and how he won an $8 million award.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Doc Sues Patient's Family and Wins Doc Sues Patient's Family and Wins
After winning his malpractice case, urologist Arnaldo Trabucco fought back. Read about his legal journey and how he won an $8 million award.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - March 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to Headline Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare and Diagnostics Conference
Gottlieb will speak about the state of AI in healthcare at the event May 11-12 Medical technicians in clinical laboratories and pathology groups may worry that artificial intelligence (AI) will eventually put them out of their jobs. However, that’s not likely to be the case, according to former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott […] The post Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to Headline Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare and Diagnostics Conference appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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You Suspect Another Doc of Malpractice: What Do You Do? You Suspect Another Doc of Malpractice: What Do You Do?
When treating a patient, you discover that past care from another doctor may have been negligent. What would you do?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

EKRA Now Used to Combat Fraudulent COVID-19 Testing, Too
The Department of Justice steps beyond the law’s original focus on opioid-related lab testing fraud An interesting aspect with enforcement of the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act of 2018 (EKRA) is the government’s willingness to go after charges tied to fraudulent COVID-19 testing.  The case U.S. vs. Malena Badon Lepetich provides a good example of […] The post EKRA Now Used to Combat Fraudulent COVID-19 Testing, Too appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Large Operator of COVID-19 Collection Sites Suspends Operations and Clinical Laboratory Testing Following State and Federal Probes
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Malpractice Case: Would Focus on History Have Saved Patient? Malpractice Case: Would Focus on History Have Saved Patient?
A patient with a complex history ends up dead. Was his medical past ignored?The Doctors Company (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Transition from Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Reimbursement for Hospitals, Physicians, and Clinical Laboratories Continues, Albeit Slowly, Reports Say  
Medical laboratories and anatomic pathologists may need to squeeze into narrow networks to be paid under value-based schemes, especially where Medicare Advantage is concerned Pathologists have likely heard the arguments in favor of value-based payment versus fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursement models: FFS encourages providers to order medically unnecessary procedures and lab tests. FFS removes incentives for […] The post Transition from Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Reimbursement for Hospitals, Physicians, and Clinical Laboratories Continues, Albeit Slowly, Reports Say  appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Clinton Township man awarded $400K for dentist ’s tongue-numbing injection
 Macomb DailyPUBLISHED: February 2, 2022 at 8:44 a.m. | UPDATED: February 2, 2022 at 8:45 a.m.https://www.macombdaily.com/2022/02/02/clinton-township-man-awarded-400k-for-dentists-tongue-numbing-injection/?fbclid=IwAR2LEGK2xdIQ1iUZ8QrGXdS415jlYOnIoTjOvVbnvlCBL9W0MIurXc3m-AYMacomb County jury deliberates only two hoursA Macomb County jury awarded $400,000 to a patient of a dentist who was accused of injecting a numbing solution into the wrong spot, causing the man to lose most of the taste and feeling in his tongue.The eight-person panel unanimously agreed last Friday an insurance company should pay Chri...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 10, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Advances in radiology AI raise thorny medicolegal concerns
How will artificial intelligence (AI) technology affect the medicolegal liabilit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI-based program helps follow up incidental lung nodules on CT Could AI lower malpractice risk for physicians? What issues are hindering AI's utility in radiology? 4 steps for physicians to influence AI legal issues Automated algorithms track adherence to follow-up advice (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 7, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ohio family sues after DNA Christmas gift reveals woman not biologically related to her dad
The suit alleges medical malpractice and negligence after a botched fertilization procedure in 1991 by Dr. Nicholas Spirtos and Akron, Ohio-based Summa Health System #nicholasspirtos #dnachristmas #summahealthsystem #fertilizationprocedure #akron (Source: Reuters: Health)
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