A first-year medical resident has the decimal point in the wrong place for a patient’s medication dosage.
Supreme Court Clarifies Methodology for Reimbursing Providers of Medical Devices to Auto Accident Victims
Automobile insurers liable for reimbursing providers of medical products to accident victims are not restricted to the methodologies identified in the Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law (MVFRL) and Department of Insurance regulations, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Freedom Med. Supply, Inc. v. State Farm Fire and Cas. Co.
Over the last ten years, research compliance has become a major focus of government regulators and enforcers. There is considerable risk in the conduct of research, but the best defense any organization has against the government’s wrath, is a research compliance program.
Documents and communications generated by a hospital during a governmental agency’s investigation of a failed medical procedure are not protected from discovery by the Pennsylvania Peer Review Protection Act, 63 P.S. §425.1 et seq., the Superior Court held in Yocabet v. UPMC Presbyterian and University of Pittsburgh Physicians