Congress Holds Off on Enabling FDA Regulation of Clinical Laboratory-Developed Tests
Supporters of the VALID Act say lobbying blitz by academic medical centers prevented its passage In 2022, a bill before Congress titled the Verifying Accurate Leading-Edge IVCT Development Act (VALID Act) sought to change the current regulatory scheme for clinical laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) and in vitro clinical tests (IVCTs). But even though the College of […] The post <strong>Congress Holds Off on Enabling FDA Regulation of Clinical Laboratory-Developed Tests</strong> appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - February 27, 2023 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Resources Laboratory Sales and Marketing Laboratory Testing AACC AAMC AdvaMed American Association for Clinical Chemistry American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Source Type: news

Utah Doc Sexually Assaults 94 Women; Judge Calls it Healthcare Utah Doc Sexually Assaults 94 Women; Judge Calls it Healthcare
When dozens of women sued their OB-GYN for sexual assault, a judge said the case falls under the state ' s medical malpractice law. As the women appeal, lawmakers ask whether that law should be changed.ProPublica (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - February 22, 2023 Category: Primary Care Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Utah Doc Allegedly Assaults 94 Women; Judge Calls It Healthcare Utah Doc Allegedly Assaults 94 Women; Judge Calls It Healthcare
When dozens of women sued their OB-GYN for sexual assault, a judge said the case falls under the state ' s medical malpractice law. As the women appeal, lawmakers ask whether that law should be changed.ProPublica (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

One Paid Malpractice Claim Makes Another More Likely: Study One Paid Malpractice Claim Makes Another More Likely: Study
A new JAMA study suggests that physicians with a single paid medical malpractice claim are much more likely to experience a future paid claim, which could affect licensure and staffing privileges.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Med Check' Appointments: How to Minimize Your Malpractice Risk Med Check' Appointments: How to Minimize Your Malpractice Risk
What factors should be considered for reducing the risk of malpractice related to brief"med checks"--short follow-up appointments for psychiatric outpatient medication management?Current Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Former NFL Pro Chris Maragos Wins $43.5 Million Malpractice Claim Former NFL Pro Chris Maragos Wins $43.5 Million Malpractice Claim
Jury ' s decision may prompt medical professionals to think twice before allowing injured athletes to return to the playing field, legal team says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Former Philadelphia Eagle Wins $43.5M Malpractice Suit
Former Philadelphia Eagles captain Chris Maragos has won a $43.5 million medical malpractice lawsuit against orthopedic surgeon James Bradley and Rothman Orthopaedics. Maragos's attorneys filed suit over an injury he received in an October 2017 game against the Carolina Panthers, later diagnosed…#philadelphiaeagles #chrismaragos #jamesbradley #rothmanorthopaedics #carolinapanthers #maragos #nfl #bradley #rothmanorthopedics #diongrassias (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prior Paid Medical Malpractice Claims Predict Future Claims Risk
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2023 -- A single prior paid medical malpractice claim is associated with substantial, long-lived higher future claim risk, according to a study published online Feb. 10 in JAMA Health Forum. David A. Hyman, J.D., M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 15, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arkansas Malpractice Bill Restricts Trans Youth Medical Care
The proposal, which has been endorsed by a Senate committee, would allow someone who received gender-affirming care as a minor to file a malpractice lawsuit against their doctor. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 14, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

One Paid Medical Malpractice Claim May Signal More to Come
(MedPage Today) -- Physicians who had a prior paid medical malpractice claim were three to four times more likely to have future claims, according to a retrospective case-control study, challenging the commonly held notion among physicians that... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 11, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Doc Never Met Patient Who Died, but Negligence Suit Moves Forward Doc Never Met Patient Who Died, but Negligence Suit Moves Forward
An Illinois doctor who consulted with a patient ' s treating physician but never actually saw the patient himself can ' t escape a medical malpractice claim, a state appeals court ruled.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - February 10, 2023 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

To Address Dire Doctor Shortage, South Korea Proposes Less Medical Malpractice Punishment
South Korea touts world-class health care infrastructure. Before the pandemic, it had become a bustling medical tourism hotspot. In 2019, more than 90,000 people visited the country to avail themselves of cosmetic surgery there, and its own citizens have seen life expectancy shoot up to among the highest of developed countries, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. And yet, in July last year, a 37-year-old nurse died of a brain hemorrhage because of a lack of care. She had collapsed while on duty at one of Korea’s biggest hospitals, but could not receive critical treatment as there w...
Source: TIME: Health - February 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chad de Guzman Tags: Uncategorized News Team South Korea Source Type: news

Federal EKRA Law Continues to Cause Uncertainty in Clinical Laboratory Sales Compliance
Healthcare attorneys advise medical laboratory leaders to ensure staff understand difference between EKRA and other federal fraud laws, such as the Anti-kickback Statute More than four years have passed since Congress passed the law and yet the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act of 2018 (EKRA) continues to cause anxiety and confusion. In particular are the […] The post <strong>Federal EKRA Law Continues to Cause Uncertainty in Clinical Laboratory Sales Compliance</strong> appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - February 3, 2023 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory News Laboratory Testing Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Conferences AKS anatomic pathology Anti-kickback Statute COVID-19 tests Dark Daily dark intelligen Source Type: news

Malpractice insurance specialist Constellation merges with N.C. health advisory firm Curi
A Raleigh health advisory firm is merging with Edina-based Constellation, a mutual holding company for medical-professional liability insurance. The combined business will have more than $400 million in revenue. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

Study Comparing Data from Hospitals and Insurers Finds Major Hospitals Still Not Complying with Price Transparency Law
But insurers are complying under the Transparency in Coverage regulations and that is where discrepancies in the disclosure of prices to the public have been found Despite federal regulations requiring hospitals to publicly post their prices in advance of patient services, some large health systems still do not follow the law. That’s according to a […] The post <strong>Study Comparing Data from Hospitals and Insurers Finds Major Hospitals Still Not Complying with Price Transparency Law</strong> appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 25, 2023 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Testing anatomic pathology Ascension Health centers for medicare and medicaid services clinical laboratory Source Type: news