Biometric information may be extremely useful, but healthcare organizations must take into account state laws before implementing any programs that collect or leverage that information.
Two recent appellate decisions from different states address production of medical records and the consequences to defendant healthcare providers that are unable to produce them.
Healthcare providers may affiliate with third parties to perform various services. Not surprisingly, when such a third party commits what is alleged to be a wrongful act of some sort, such as a misdiagnosis or mistreatment, the injured individual might attempt to hold the healthcare provider responsible.
This month’s Legal eSpeaking post discusses recent breaches and considers how they might give rise to class actions against the provider which suffered the breach.
Legal consequences abound at every corner in healthcare. This monthly column presents examples of what those consequences can be.