Tag: "liability" at medical news
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
...ir patients by specialists may actually have lower liability
risk than primary care doctors who do not attempt ...cing physicians found that 49 percent listed legal liability
as one of the two main barriers to care coordination," he said, writing in the March/April issue of ...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...cing physicians found that 49 percent listed legal liability
as one of the two main barriers to care coordinati...ey find that care coordination done well may lower liability
risks. Liability insurers interviewed as part of the study indicated no reluctance to insure physici...
Flu pandemic coming, US not prepared
...east 50 percent of the U.S. population. Strengthen liability
protections during emergency outbreak response. In case of a declared influenza emergency, it will be vital to immunize and treat large numbers of people. Even rare adverse reactions associated with a therapy would become more common when millions ...
Breakthrough in medical research: New chemotherapy gives hope to brain tumour patients
...e with an increased administrative burden, complex liability
and insurance issues as well as exploding costs have become a threat for future successful conduct of clinical trials. This example illustrates that progress in cancer treatment requires well-functioning international collaborative networks and integ...
Mother's depression associated with increased risk of child's antisocial behavior
...t risk for children's ASB. "We found that familial liability
for ASB accounted for approximately one third of the observed association between maternal depression and children's ASB," the authors write. "However, our findings also suggested that children exposed to maternal depression were significantly likely...
IDSA applauds Senate leadership for introduction of S. 3
...ual property rights, create tax incentives, reform liability
laws, and include other provisions intended to eliminate barriers that make the infectious disease market unattractive to industry. The bill is aimed at preparing the nation for pandemic influenza and other emerging infectious threats. "It's a simple...
Care of rural stroke patients improves with telephone support
... the urban hospital to receive tPA, in part due to liability
and safety concerns. For this study, patients were treated at small rural hospitals with telephone support from the stroke center, and then transported to the stroke center for care. The study compared those who were treated in the rural hospitals...
Safety of childbirth after C-section examined
...re than half to 10.6 percent in 2003. In addition, liability
concerns have led physicians and hospitals to limit VBAC as an option, Landon said. In past studies of VBAC and cesarean sections, the magnitude of risks has remained uncertain; the terminology and definitions for uterine rupture have varied signific...
Pharmacists want role in drug importation, study shows
...armacists surveyed expressed concern about safety, liability
and the economic ramifications of prescription drug importation. More favorable opinions were expressed if imported drugs are channeled through U.S. pharmacies. Authors are A. Simon Pickard, assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the UIC College...
Emory cardiologists present research at AHA scientific sessions in New Orleans, Nov. 7 - 10
...Emory-Adventist Hospital, and EHCA, LLC, a limited liability
company created in collaboration with HCA Healthcare....
IDSA recommends ways to strengthen HHS's pandemic influenza plan
...ploring include market incentives, risk reduction, liability
protections, compensation for injury, intellectual property rights, tax credits for research, and a guaranteed federal purchase plan. Funding: IDSA believes that the Administration's request of $100 million for pandemic influenza activities in fis...
DepoDur found to be innovative option for postoperative pain relief
...d party manufactured products; exposure to product liability
and other lawsuits and contingencies; dependence on third party suppliers, distributors and collaboration partners; the ability to timely and cost effectively integrate acquisitions; uncertainty associated with pre-clinical studies and clinical trial...
Research identifies patent barriers to drug importation schemes
...edia & Entertainment Law Journal. He addresses the liability
issues facing government entities that choose to i...patent owner may receive under the Patent Act, the liability
could be significant enough to throw a wrench into the state importation schemes." Cahoy adds t...
IDSA offers policy Rx for influenza vaccine shortage
...redits, strengthened intellectual property rights, liability
protections, or some type of federally guaranteed purchase program--to make the infectious diseases market more attractive to industry," said John G. Bartlett, MD, chief of the division of infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of...
Americans pay for unethical medical expert witnesses
PHILADELPHIA With medical liability
insurance premiums skyrocketing, the role of a phy...s and push the medical community's overall medical liability
insurance premiums up, which forces many physicians to modify their practice and pass costs on to th...
Federal policy has failed to prepare nation for possibility of bioterrorism
...0s was successful because a federal cap on medical liability
encouraged vaccine makers and doctors to participa...action to a smallpox shot and their preference for liability
risks." As an additional benefit, a cap on liability
insurance could help reverse the national decli...
Use of cameras to monitor nursing-home care is subject of controversy
...s. And some of the cost would be defrayed by lower liability
insurance premiums, according to Cottle. What's more, surveillance equipment has advantages for operators by reducing unwarranted or frivolous litigation and minimizing their legal responsibility in cases o...
Licensed alcohol establishments continue to sell to intoxicated patrons
...nt in a licensed establishment. Permit dram-shop liability
lawsuits , wherein private parties injured by patrons of licensed establishments who were served while intoxicated should be permitted to sue the establishments where the service occurred. Conversely, if the establishments can show that their staff ...
Argonne licenses Anti-Jet-Lag-Diet software to online company
...er travelers. AntiJetLagDiet.com LLC is a limited liability
company based in Downers Grove, Ill. The nation's first national laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory conducts basic and applied scientific research across a wide spectrum of disciplines, ranging from high-energy physics to climatology and biotec...
Study provides answers for childbirth after C-section
... picture has been anything but clear. In addition, liability
concerns have led physicians and hospitals to limit VBAC as an option, Landon said. "There are important distinctions in this study," noted Landon. "Almost all existing data until now came from large retrospective studies, which are subject to many ...
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