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In-store clinics, 'telemedicine' and the death of windfall malpractice judgments
(University of Cincinnati) A University of Cincinnati professor's new book reviews the changing landscape of medical malpractice law. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Leaders at the Association for Pathology Informatics Conference Issue Broad Call to Action in Response to Clinical and Financial Threats to Pathology Profession
Other topics of keen interest at the meeting were digital pathology, whole-slide imaging, and the role of pathology informatics in healthcare ‘big data’ PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA—During their annual meeting here last week, pathologists who are members of the Association for Pathology Informatics (API) made it clear that they are prepared to support fast and radical changes […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - May 21, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Management & Operations Andrew R Splitz API Association for Pathology Informatics big data Bruce A Fried Source Type: news

Medical Practice Staff Can Help Prevent Patient Lawsuits
Happy patients are less likely to sue your practice. Develop your patient-staff relationships to keep them content. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 21, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: Beth A. Balen Tags: Pearl Managers Administrators Law & Malpractice Staff Patient Relations Pearls Source Type: news

When Patients Record Conversations with Doctors: Appropriate or Not?
Smartphones are making it easier for patients to record conversations with their physicians — sometimes secretly. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 20, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: Aubrey Westgate Tags: Healthcare Careers Law & Malpractice Risk Management Patient Relations Patients Source Type: news

Mother Accuses Doctors of Forcing a C-Section and Files Suit
In a case that raises questions about pregnant women’s rights, a woman is suing her doctors and a hospital after they overrode her decision to give birth naturally. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS Tags: New York City Malpractice Caesarean Section Rinat Dray Staten Island University Hospital Pregnancy and Childbirth Staten Island (NYC) Source Type: news

Physicians Experience Payment Problems Due to ACA Hiccups
Why one pediatric practice that received over $100,000 in increased payments due to an ACA initiative has to pay the money back. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 14, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: Ericka L. Adler Tags: Blog Finance Law & Malpractice Healthcare Reform Compliance Risk Management Medical Billing Collections Source Type: news

Determining What Needs to Be Included in Your HIPAA Policies
Mary Beth GettinsBlog | May 09, 2014 | Compliance, HIPAA, Law & MalpracticeBy Mary Beth GettinsWhen crafting HIPAA security policies at your medical practice, don't overlook the broader information footprint. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 9, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

Insurers Take Advantage of Impossible Expectations Placed on Physicians
Martin MerrittBlog | May 11, 2014 | Audits, Compliance, Finance, Law & Malpractice, Medical Billing & Collections, PayersBy Martin MerrittIn medical practice, a cottage industry has developed, which is dedicated solely to legal “fault finding” without regard to equity. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 9, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

IT malpractice: Doc operates on server, costs hospitals $4.8M
An inadvertent data leak that stemmed from a physician's attempt to reconfigure a server cost New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center $4.8 million to settle with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Source: Computerworld Health Care News)
Source: Computerworld Health Care News - May 9, 2014 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

China Puts the Kibosh on Genetic Testing, Surprising Even Genetic Experts—Effects on Recent Multi-million Dollar Investment by BGI of Shenzhen Uncertain
Prenatal testing, the most popular in China, is banned, affecting current projects at providers—another lesson for laboratories in how quickly things change Genetic testing has been halted in China. This unexpected decree was announced in February. Government officials cited challenges surrounding “ethics, privacy, and the protection of human heredity resources, in a message posted on […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - May 7, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Sales and Marketing Management & Operations BGI China clinical laboratory Council for Responsible Genetics Develop Source Type: news

Tax-related Identity Theft Scam Targets Physicians
Ike Devji, JDBlog | May 06, 2014 | Law & Malpractice, Risk ManagementBy Ike Devji, JDPhysicians across the country are being targeted by a tax fraud scam. Here's how you can protect yourself. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 6, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: ericasprey Source Type: news

Endocrinologist, Benefis - Great Falls, Montana, USA
Benefis, a teritary healthcare provider in north-central Montana is seeking a board eligible/board certified endocrinologist. The physician will become one of two endocrinologists covering 230,000 people across 15 counties. Endocrinology has a strong referral base from over one hundred Benefis Medical Group providers. There is additional support from local and regional providers. Procedures will include: Insulin Pumps CGMS Thyroid biopsy Thyroid ultrasound Equipment/Facilities: Staff includes nurse, FNP, CDE's, and ADA recognized diabetes program Outpatient/Inpatient Pe...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 6, 2014 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New Federal Law Has Potential to Financially Devastate Local Clinical Laboratories, While Favoring Larger National Medical Labs
“Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014” requires most medical laboratories to report market data and allows Medicare officials cut prices of Part B lab tests beginning in 2017 NEW ORLEANS, LA—No single development in the clinical laboratory industry grabbed more attention last week at the Executive War College than news that a new federal […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - May 5, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Managed Care Contracts & Payer Reimbursement Management & Operations CBC CLFS clinical laborato Source Type: news

Clinical Laboratory Executives and Pathologists Gathered in New Orleans This Week to Learn New Financial Strategies to Cope with Shrinking Lab Test Prices
Medical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups are scrambling to respond as healthcare evolves into new models of integrated clinical care and payers seek to reduce reimbursement for clinical lab tests NEW ORLEANS, LA.—There was more bad news than good news for the 800 clinical laboratory professionals and pathologists who assembled this week in “The Big […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - May 2, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Managed Care Contracts & Payer Reimbursement Management & Operations April 28-29 centers for medicare and me Source Type: news

When Efforts to Boost Patient Satisfaction Hinder Great Patient Care
Jeffrey D. BrunkenBlog | May 04, 2014 | Healthcare Careers, Law & Malpractice, Patient Relations, Risk ManagementBy Jeffrey D. BrunkenThe increasing emphasis on patient satisfaction has some physicians walking a tightrope when it comes to discussing serious health issues. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 1, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

Stopping Anti-Depressant Drugs
Some suggestions for preventing the return of a depression after stopping anti-depressant medicationsread more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - April 29, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Fredric Neuman, M.D. Tags: Depression Health Integrative Medicine Psychiatry caveats and disclaimers daylight and depression exercise and depression fish oil and depression stopping anti-depressant drugs suing for medical malpractice Vitamin D and depression Source Type: news

What to Consider as Your Hospital Employment Contract Comes to an End
Ericka L. AdlerBlog | April 30, 2014 | Contracts, Employment, Healthcare Careers, Law & MalpracticeBy Ericka L. AdlerWhether a physician wants to walk away from hospital employment or stay employed, adequate preparation before the contract comes to a close is critical. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 29, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

Top 5 Reasons Why Internists Are Sued
(MedPage Today) -- Not properly diagnosing a condition and nonmedical errors such as equipment failure accounted for more than half of the malpractice lawsuits against internists, a study found. (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 28, 2014 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Early Evidence from Medicare’s Bundled Payment Pilots Show Improved Quality at Reduced Cost of Care in Findings with Consequences for Medical Laboratories
Industry experts predict private payers will adopt bundled payment arrangements for both inpatient and outpatient procedures Early evidence indicates that Medicare’s bundled-payment pilot has helped participating providers improve the quality of care while better managing healthcare costs. Should more detailed findings confirm these outcomes, Medicare could decide to expand the range of clinical services it wants covered […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 28, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Accountable Care Organization Amedisys BPCI Brooks Compass Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital bundled payment Source Type: news

Anti-Kickback Pitfall to Avoid: Sales Force Compensation
Martin MerrittBlog | April 27, 2014 | Compliance, Healthcare Careers, Law & MalpracticeBy Martin MerrittIf you are a physician, be mindful that payments to a commissioned sales force for the referral or recommendation of business can be illegal. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 25, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

The AHA Lawsuit Against HHS Over Two-Midnight Rule
Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBABlog | April 24, 2014 | Law & Malpractice, Physician CompensationBy Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBAPostponed ruling requires two-night hospital stay to qualify for inpatient reimbursement. Practices could experience hit to revenue and patient care. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 23, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: ericasprey Source Type: news

Wisconsin law shields doctors’ apologies from malpractice cases
Read the full story on MD Consult: Wisconsin law shields doctors’ apologies from malpractice cases (Source: MD Consult: News: Top Stories)
Source: MD Consult: News: Top Stories - April 21, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Ratings Agencies Go Negative on Not-for-Profit Hospitals for 2014; Their Projections Signal Fewer Resources for Hospital-based Clinical Laboratories
This hospital industry sector is expected to achieve lower growth rates and less revenue and are likely to reduce operating budgets for medical laboratories Tough financial times are ahead for not-for-profit hospitals, according to the projections of multiple rating agencies. Financial analysts attribute this to an extended period of massive and disruptive change. This is […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 18, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology ACA Business Wire clinical laboratory Daniel Steingart Deloitte Consulting LLP Fitch Ratings Jim LeBuh Source Type: news

Health Law Opinion Letters: A Primer for Physician Investors
Martin MerrittBlog | April 20, 2014 | Law & Malpractice, StarkBy Martin MerrittIf properly done, a health law opinion letter may insulate physicians from prosecution or penalties associated with their investment decisions. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 17, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

Big Brother Comes to Medicare: CMS Fingerprinting Protocols Begin
Ericka L. AdlerBlog | April 16, 2014 | Law & Malpractice, Medical Billing & Collections, PayersBy Ericka L. AdlerNew rules will now require Medicare enrollees who are classified as “high risk,” to subject themselves to fingerprint-based background checks. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 16, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

Congress Passes Law Changing How Medicare Sets Prices for Clinical Laboratory Tests; Lab Industry Groups Differ on Which Labs Will Be Winners and Losers
Leaders from ACLA, AdvaMedDx, CAP, NILA will be at Executive War College on April 29-30 for first medical lab industry debate about the best and worst of the new law Clinical laboratories will face new financial challenges following passage of a new federal law two weeks ago that makes deep changes in the way Medicare […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 14, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Hiring & Human Resources Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology ACLA AdvaMedDx Advanced Medical Technology Association–Diagnostics a Source Type: news

HHS Office of the Inspector General Survey Reveals That Most Hospitals Ignore or Manipulate EHR Fraud Safeguards
Although most clinical laboratories and pathology groups do not use EHR systems, the OIG’s finding should alert them to possible problems with audit integrity of their clients’ EHRs Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems were supposed to prevent fraud, but a recent report from one federal agency states that the fraud safeguards built into EHR systems […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 11, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Digital Pathology Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Uncategorized audit log centers for medicare and medicaid services clinica Source Type: news

Dirty Dozen Tax Schemes Often Target Doctors
Ike Devji, JDApril 08, 2014 | Law & Malpractice, Personal FinanceBy Ike Devji, JDDoctors can be easy prey for tax fraud schemes. Be smart and arm yourself with information from legitimate sources. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 8, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: ericasprey Source Type: news

Physicians Partnering the Right Way
Shelly K. SchwartzApril 07, 2014 | Partnerships, Law & Malpractice, Practice ModelsBy Shelly K. SchwartzWhether you are partnering with one other small practice or joining a large healthcare system, here's how to do so while maintaining some independence. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 7, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: ericasprey Source Type: news

A Physician's Guide to Navigating Peer Review
A Physician's Guide to Navigating Peer ReviewMartin MerrittBlog | April 06, 2014 | Healthcare Careers, Law & MalpracticeBy Martin MerrittTen tips for physicians facing the hospital peer review process. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 4, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

Tanzania: Food and Drugs Body Closes Down 39 Dar Supermarkets
[Daily News]THE Food and Drugs Regulatory Authority (TFDA) has closed down 39 supermarkets operating in Dar es Salaam for a number of malpractices and allegations, including operating without registration and selling high-risk food products. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 4, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Will Screening for Nonadherence Damage Your Patients' Trust?
Will Screening for Nonadherence Damage Your Patients' Trust?Blog | April 09, 2014 | Law & Malpractice, Patient RelationsShould physicians routinely screen patients for medication adherence, like antihypertensive therapy? Could that damage the physician-patient relationship? (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 3, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: ericasprey Source Type: news

What Physicians Need to Know About Fraud and Abuse Prevention Updates
Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBABlog | April 03, 2014 | Law & Malpractice, Risk ManagementBy Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBAA new report released by the OIG identifies areas of improvement for fraud and abuse prevention and Medicare billing integrity. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 3, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: ericasprey Source Type: news

Clinical Pathology Laboratories Get a New CLIA Accreditation Choice as CMS Grants Deeming Status to A2LA
NEWS UPDATE: American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is given four-year authority to accredit clinical laboratories to CLIA requirements for all specialty and subspecialty lab test areas There’s a new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-approved (CMS) accrediting organization for clinical laboratories. Medicare officials granted deeming status for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) to the […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 2, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Management & Operations News From Dark Daily A2LA American Association of Laboratory Accreditation April 2 Source Type: news

Documenting Property Damage Claims at Your Medical Practice
Ike Devji, JDBlog | April 01, 2014 | Law & Malpractice, Risk ManagementBy Ike Devji, JDAddress any damage to your property as soon as it occurs; and don't hesitate to make sure the insurance adjustor dots his i's and crosses his t's. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 1, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: ericasprey Source Type: news

Facing the Looming End of Fee-for-Service, Clinical Laboratories and Anatomic Pathology Groups Look for New Business Models
Failing finances at technical pathology laboratories may be the most immediate concern for many pathology group practices Many clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups now recognize the new reality of the American healthcare system: less reimbursement for laboratory testing. On one hand, the fee-for-service prices for lab tests paid by government and private payers have […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 31, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Hiring & Human Resources Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Ope Source Type: news

HF Readmission Rates: Seriously!HF Readmission Rates: Seriously!
It shouldn't have taken the threat of monetary loss, a president, or malpractice to get our attention, but it's still satisfying to see nearly every single driver of HF readmission being picked apart. theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 30, 2014 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Improving Soft Skills is Key to Reducing Malpractice Risks
Jeffrey D. BrunkenBlog | March 30, 2014 | Healthcare Careers, Law & Malpractice, Patient RelationsBy Jeffrey D. BrunkenInterpersonal skills are becoming increasingly important to quality assessment rankings, reimbursement, and even a physician's risk profile. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - March 28, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

Several of Becker’s Top 2014 Health Information Technology ‘Game Changer’ Trends Have Major Implications for the Nation’s Clinical Pathology Laboratories
In particular, medical laboratories and pathology groups should be doing better at using information technology to meet the needs of consumers and to support physician workflow Improving patient-provider communication and speeding clinician workflow are two of the top 2014 game changers in healthcare information technology (HIT) cited by a recent report. Each of these top […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 28, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology ACA Affordable Care Act cli Source Type: news

HIPAA Business Associates and the Risk of Data Security Breaches
Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBABlog | March 27, 2014 | HIPAA, Law & Malpractice, Risk ManagementBy Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBAThe case against LabMD illustrates the dangers of using an unsecure network to share patients' protected health information. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - March 26, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: ericasprey Source Type: news

Lack of HIPAA Security Rule Awareness Can Hurt Medical Practices
Carol StrykerBlog | March 26, 2014 | Compliance, HIPAA, Law & MalpracticeBy Carol StrykerMedical practices must become more aware of the HIPAA Security Rule and the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - March 26, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

Documentation Tactics that Help Physicians Win Malpractice Lawsuits
Aubrey WestgateBlog | March 26, 2014 | EHR, Law & Malpractice, Risk ManagementBy Aubrey WestgatePhysicians that practice smart documentation will be in a better situation to defend their actions if a malpractice lawsuit arises. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - March 25, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

Medical Practice Business Planning First Quarter Calendar
Ike Devji, JDBlog | March 25, 2014 | Compliance, Law & Malpractice, Managers Administrators, StaffBy Ike Devji, JDImportant financial and compliance issues can be digested easily with a little planning. March is a good time to look at HR issues in your practice. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - March 25, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: ericasprey Source Type: news

10 Things Physicians Should Know About PAs: Part 2
William Morgan, MDRandy Danielsen, Ph.D., PA-CBlog | March 28, 2014 | Healthcare Careers, Law & Malpractice, StaffBy William Morgan, MD and Randy Danielsen, Ph.D., PA-CImportant points about the physician assistant profession that could ease physician apprehension about working with them. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - March 20, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

10 Things Physicians Should Know About PAs: Part 1
William Morgan, MDRandy Danielsen, Ph.D., PA-CBlog | March 21, 2014 | Healthcare Careers, Law & Malpractice, StaffBy William Morgan, MD and Randy Danielsen, Ph.D., PA-CPAs have been part of the healthcare scene for almost 50 years, yet some physicians still express apprehension or even resistance about working with them. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - March 20, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: aubreywestgate Source Type: news

Hot Topics: Alternatives to Tort Reform
(MedPage Today) -- What evidence is there that conflict resolution programs and other alternatives to tort form work in preventing malpractice litigation? Two people in the field discuss programs and strategies that discourage patients from filing lawsuits. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 20, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery review
Patients see neurosurgeons as gods, but what is the reality? Henry Marsh has written a memoir of startling candourWe go to doctors for help and healing; we don't expect them to make us worse. Most people know the aphorism taught to medical students, attributed to the ancient Greek Hippocrates but timeless in its quiet sanity: "First, do no harm." But many medical treatments do cause harm: learning how to navigate the risks of drug therapies, as well as the catastrophic consequences of botched or inadvised surgical operations, is a big part of why training doctors takes so long. Even the simplest of therapies carr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 19, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Gavin Francis Tags: The Guardian Private healthcare Culture Society Reviews Books Neuroscience UK news Hospitals NHS Source Type: news

Goodbye to the $250,000 Malpractice Cap?; MoreGoodbye to the $250,000 Malpractice Cap?; More
Attorneys want to raise the medical injuries damages cap in California to $1 million; doctors who follow national guidelines may benefit from 'safe harbors'; why attorneys reject med-mal plaintiffs. Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Expert Column Source Type: news

Registry-based Clinical Trials Can Dramatically Slash Both Time and Cost to Complete Studies Involving New Therapeutic Drugs and Medical Laboratory Tests
New approach to clinical trials promises to make it faster and cheaper to do meaningful clinical studies, thus benefiting pharma firms and in vitro diagnostics manufacturers There’s a new approach to clinical trials that helps shorten the time required to gain regulatory approval of new therapeutic drugs and in vitro diagnostic tests, while slashing the […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 19, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology American College of Cardiology Source Type: news

Specific Embezzlement Schemes in Medical Practices
Ike Devji, JDBlog | March 18, 2014 | Embezzlement, Finance, Law & Malpractice, StaffBy Ike Devji, JDHere are some common scams to steal money from your medical practice and some strategies to avoid it happening in the first place. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - March 18, 2014 Category: Practice Management Authors: keithmartin Source Type: news