In January 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services issued new guidelines regarding the rights of individuals to access their protected health information under HIPAA. Though the guidelines are new, the rights they describe are not. In fact, in 2009 the rights to security, privacy, and … [Read more...] about New Guidelines Reinforce Established Rights to Access Medical Records
“Up to Date” is an online scientific medical practice resource available to physicians and anyone else who is willing to pay the annual subscription fee. Of interest, up-to-date now e-mails clinical "practice changing updates" to subscribers. The practice updates affect medical standards of practice … [Read more...] about Is Medicine Up To Date?
Co-Authored by Attorney Brendan Lupetin Any person who has had surgery probably remembers signing a consent form or consent to surgery form before surgery. The consent form is also signed by the surgeon and contains a statement that the patient understands there are risks associated with the … [Read more...] about You Cannot Consent To Injury