Commentary

Law & Medicine

‘Captain of the ship’ doctrine

Under the “Captain of the Ship” doctrine, physicians may face growing liability risks from their assistants’ negligence.

Managing Your Practice

Stop extending credit

No business owner in his or her right mind allows customers to take away goods or services without paying for them; but doctors do it every day....

Law & Medicine

Patients who record office visits

Is it legal for patients to record conversations with physicians without physicians’ knowledge?

Managing Your Practice

New Medicare cards

The switch began on April 1, and is expected to take about a year as the CMS processes about half a dozen states at a time.

News

What is an old doctor to do?

Voice recognition software may ease the stress of EHR duties for physicians who never trained in typing.

Opinion

Grind it out

“And five more, four more, three more, two more, one more, and done!” Just when you thought you could not stand the searing pain any longer, it...

Law & Medicine

How the ADA shapes health care

How do the requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act determine physicians’ treatment duties?

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