Healthcare

New Rule Strengthens Conscience Protections For Healthcare Providers and Workers

2019-06-05

By  Lynda M. Johnson, Timothy C. Ezell and Amie K. Alexander
Published in Arkansas Medical News (May/June)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced its Final Conscience Regulation which broadens protections for individuals and healthcare entities that refuse to perform, assist in the performance of, or undergo certain healthcare services or research activities to which they may object for religious, moral, ethical or other reasons.

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Part 5: Damages

2019-05-29

Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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Part 4: Causation

2019-04-24

Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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New Associate in Healthcare Hired

2019-04-11

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce the hiring of new associate Amie K. Alexander.

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Patients Over Paperwork

2019-04-08

By  Lynda M. Johnson, Timothy C. Ezell
Published in Arkansas Medical News (March/April)

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced its “Patients Over Paperwork” initiative, focusing on reducing administrative burden while improving care coordination, health outcomes, and patients’ ability to make decisions about their own care.  According to CMS, physicians say they continue to struggle with excessive regulatory requirements and unnecessary paperwork that steal time away from patient care.  Sound familiar?  Well, CMS says it is listening to you and is taking action!

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