Although the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009 authorized initial grants and incentives to promote “meaningful use” of electronic health records (EHRs) by providers, one of the potential risks that has not been given much discussion is the risk of medical malpractice liability.
The legality of pricing disparity between insured and uninsured patients is decided on a state-by-state basis. Be aware that differential billing policies can violate state consumer protection statutes.
A doctor uses hyaluronic acid fillers on his aging patient's hands. His patient suffers complications and sues for medical malpractice, alleging that the doctor used the product for a non-FDA approved purpose.
A doctor who prescribed oral retinoids to an acne patient is sued by the patient's family after the patient commits suicide. The doctor's career, practice, reputation and everything he holds dear are at risk simply because he tried to be a good doctor. Should he try to defend himself? Will he lose the case at trial?
There is no cut-and-dried correct response to firing an employee charged with domestic abuse, but, there are a number of factors dermatologists should first take into consideration before taking any adverse employment actions against workers embroiled in domestic violence disputes.
How often do you go off-label when you use laser devices in your practice? Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2014 Laser Roundtable experts E. Victor Ross, M.D., Michael Gold, M.D., and David Goldberg, M.D., J.D., share their answers.
In your practice, what is the one piece of technology you can’t live without and why? Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2014 Laser Roundtable experts Grant Stevens, M.D., Berry DiBernardo, M.D., Jason Pozner, M.D., David Goldberg, M.D., J.D., Michael Gold, M.D., Jill Waibel, M.D., A. Jay Burns, M.D., and E. Victor Ross, M.D., share their answers.