Eleventh Circuit Rules Florida Strict Liability and Negligence Claims Not Preempted by the MDA
By: Robyn Flegal A panel of the Eleventh Circuit determined in a February 8, 2018 published decision that a Florida district court erred when it ruled that a husband’s claims, brought against a medical device manufacturer after its Life Vest defibrillator failed to shock his wife’s heart, were preempted by federal law. A defibrillator is…
D&O Insurance Policies Now Tailored to Health Care Organizations
By: Kelly Morrison
The new wave of insurance policies explicitly addresses antitrust and HIPAA concerns unique to the medical industry.
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Electronic Medical Records – IT Guides for a New Frontier
By: Michael Eshman
It is clear that electronic medical records and exchanges are the wave of the future in healthcare. For better or worse, the electronic management and maintenance of files and records will transform the healthcare industry.
In December 2011, Georgia Health News reported on the