Perspectives

Law & Medicine

Office of Inspector General

Health care fraud, waste, and abuse consume some 10% of federal health expenditures.

Opinion

Long-term care insurance

To be sure, there is considerable debate about whether LTCI is worth the cost.

Law & Medicine

‘Time lost is brain lost’

The plaintiff will typically be disqualified from offering medical testimony, unless there is “common knowledge.”

Opinion

When can I retire?

Many of us lack a clear idea of where our retirement income will come from, or if it will be there when we arrive.

Law & Medicine

Labeling of medication warnings

Issuing timely warnings regarding medical products promotes patient safety, and the law appears to place the major onus on the manufacturer.

Opinion

Review your insurance

Malpractice insurance requirements will remain fairly static throughout your career, but other insurance needs evolve over time. A good example is...

Opinion

Our EHRs have a drug problem

Setting up electronic prescribing of controlled substances in an electronic record can be costly and incredibly time consuming.

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