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JCAHO revisions to medical staff standards will impact role of medical executive committees
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2010

The Joint Commission has posted proposed changes to its Medical Staff Standard that will likely change how Medical Staffs relate to their Medical Executive Committees


Drug companies in India
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India, USA
  • June 22 2012

US pharmaceutical companies with operations in India may face investigation by the US government


FDA chemist charged for serial insider trading
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2011

FDA chemist Cheng Yi Liang was named as a defendant along with his son Andrew Liang in a criminal insider trading complaint


Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2008

The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (the “Act”) was enacted in response to reports that preventable medical errors result in billions of dollars in increased health care costs, disability and death


Healthways Inc. to pay $40 million to settle 15-year old whistleblower lawsuit
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2009

On March 13, 2009, Healthways, Inc., announced that it had agreed to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed in 1994 by a former employee on behalf of the federal government involving Diabetes Treatment Centers of America Inc., formerly owned and operated by Healthways


Recent Iowa Supreme Court opinions address disclosure of internal audits and liability for negligent credentialing
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2012

The Iowa Supreme Court issued two recent opinions that advance our understanding of important concepts, including a public hospital’s obligation to release internal audit reports pursuant to open records requests, and the standard of care applicable to a hospital board of directors in fulfilling its credentialing function


Mandatory Stark disclosure for hospitals coming soon
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2007

This September, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) will require 500 hospitals to complete a comprehensive report to disclose all ownership and compensation relationships with physicians


CMS issues new Stark rules with some surprising changes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2007

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") issued new Stark regulations on September 5, 2007


New HHS privacy principles
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2009

On January 13, 2009, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released an updated and improved version of the Surgeon General's family health history portal


New AdvaMed code on physician relationships
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2009

On December 18, 2008, the Board of Directors of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (“AdvaMed”), a medical technology association, approved a significant update to its Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals (the “Revised Code”