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New SAMSHA Rule Makes it Easier for Providers to Share Substance Abuse Records
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2018

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released a final rule on January 2, 2018 (Final Rule) attempting to bridge the


Collection, storage and transfer of data in Brazil
  • Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados
  • Brazil, Global
  • January 3 2018

A structured guide to the collection, storage and transfer of data in Brazil


Medical information and informed consent
  • Preslmayr Attorneys at Law
  • Austria
  • January 3 2018

Providing patients with insufficient medical information may impede their ability to give informed consent to proposed medical treatments and thus may


"Please sir, may I have some more damages for failure to consent?" No, says the Court of Appeal.
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2017

The Court of Appeal has unanimously confirmed that a failure to obtain informed consent does not give rise to a separate or additional award of


The Article 29 Working Party Releases Draft Guidelines on Consent and Transparency Under The GDPR
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • December 15 2017

On December 12, 2017, the European Union's Article 29 Working Party ("Working Party") released two new guidelines on consent (WP 259) and transparency


Italy approves new provisions on informed consent and advance decision of medical treatments - Why it matters for clinical trials in emergency situations
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • December 15 2017

On December 14th, 2017, the Italian Senate passed a long-awaited bill (DDL no 2801) governing the informed consent to medical treatments, which also


Recruitment and wage & hour law in Greece
  • Cocalis & Psarras
  • Global, Greece
  • December 1 2017

A structured guide to background checks, recruitment and wage & hour law in Greece


General Data Protection Regulation - new rules as of 25 May 2018
  • Kinstellar
  • European Union
  • November 27 2017

References to European General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR”) seems to be spread around very widely. In our article, we provide a short and


Telehealth Report Offers Glimpse Into Variety and Complexity of State Telehealth Laws and Policies
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • November 13 2017

In the recently published fall update of the fifth annual edition of its telehealth report, the Center for Connected Health Policy, the federally


Consent to surgery: who will be my surgeon?
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 9 2017

Often a patient is not expressly told who their surgeon will be and is left to assume it is the practitioner who obtained their consent. However, a