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2013-12-03 12:24:11

New Course Increases Staff Awareness on EMTALA Regulations JERICHO, N.Y., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc. (HCCS), the leading provider of online healthcare compliance and competency training, today announced the release of a new online training course, EMTALA Compliance. The new course educates healthcare employees, especially emergency department and labor and delivery personnel, on the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) regulation. (Logo:...

2013-12-02 23:01:11

Diederich Healthcare's Medical Malpractice Insurance Professionals have released an educational series directed at physicians nationwide. Carbondale, IL (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Diederich Healthcare's Medical Malpractice Insurance Professionals have released an educational series directed at physicians nationwide. This series of informational articles focuses on topics that are relevant to the medical malpractice insurance landscape today. The series has a broad scope, with the...

2013-11-12 23:29:57

This article discusses the importance of a Living Will. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Pozzuolo Rodden P.C., Philadelphia Estate Planning Attorneys, announce the release of "Why A Living Will Is A Mandatory Estate Planning Document". Below is a sample of the first couple of paragraphs. If you would like to read more, please read the full article and other business law, or estate planning topics at: http://www.pozzuolo.com You may be healthy enough today to make your own medical...

2013-11-05 16:25:58

Hospice Professionals Encourage Americans to Spend Time Talking about Health Care Choices before Facing a Crisis ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A family is gathered by the bedside of a loved one who has been seriously ill, and now is likely near the end of life. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done and what their loved one would have wanted. That's the point when they realize they should have planned ahead and talked about what they...

2013-10-30 08:26:26

Advance Directives Are The Gift Everyone Needs - And Not Many People Have NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gift Initiative of Alive Hospice is launching a public awareness campaign this holiday season designed to help educate people about the importance of advance directives. Why do this during the holiday season? The people at The Gift Initiative say there is no better gift to give the people you love - or yourself - than filling out an advance directive form and...

2013-10-15 16:25:44

Union Creates More Opportunity and Greater Platform for Healthcare Providers ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing an opportunity to strengthen their firms and provide greater services for their clients, LeClairRyan and the Annapolis, Md.-based, national healthcare law firm of Adelman, Sheff & Smith have consolidated their practices. "Healthcare is one of the fastest growing and most heavily regulated industries, requiring legal counsel that is both agile...

2013-10-08 23:04:06

Ramona Howard is an accomplished litigator who brings more than 20 years of experience, representing clients with medical malpractice and personal injury claims at trial and on appeal, to the firm. Southfield, MI (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Sommers Schwartz P.C., a leading contingency fee based litigation law firm, is pleased to announce that attorney Ramona C. Howard has joined as a shareholder. Ms. Howard is an accomplished litigator who brings more than 20 years of experience representing...

2013-10-01 13:48:05

Most of the primary care malpractice claims filed in Massachusetts are related to alleged misdiagnoses, according to study by Gordon D. Schiff, M.D., of the Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, and colleagues. The focus for improving patient safety and malpractice risk is increasingly on outpatient care, according to the study background. Researchers examined the types, causes and outcomes of primary care malpractice claims by studying closed (resolved)...

2013-09-30 12:25:07

TROY, Mich., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. (www.gmhlaw.com), proudly announces its attorneys that have been chosen by their peers for inclusion in Top Lawyers, Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2013. Top Lawyers are nominated by their peers. Super Lawyers annually lists outstanding lawyers from various practice areas. Rising Stars consists of the state's top up-and-coming attorneys. 2013 Top Lawyers <blockquote>Gilbert Gugni --...

2013-09-28 23:01:34

The law firm, which serves medical malpractice victims in Illinois, has added a new article to its blog that examines the line between doctors’ caution and negligence when they delay letting patients know that they may have cancer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 When a doctor waits to tell a patient that they may have cancer, is it caution or negligence? In a new blog article, the Chicago medical malpractice lawyers of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. weigh in on the issue....