Hardly a day goes by when we don’t see some media report of health care providers experimenting with machine learning, and more recently with generative AI, in the context of patient care. The allure is obvious. But the question is, to what extent do health care providers need to worry about FDA requirements as they use AI?
In this episode of the Diagnosing Health Care Podcast: A complex landscape of state laws overlays the direct access testing model, ranging from physician order requirements, such as telemedicine standards and the corporate practice of medicine doctrine, to specimen collection considerations, including how the varying options for collection could impact a model.
How do these factors combine to create a roadmap for companies navigating the direct access testing industry?
Following is an excerpt:
Joining many other states that in recent years have enacted laws regarding physician non-competition agreements, Indiana recently enacted a statute that will place restrictions on such agreements which are originally entered into on or after July 1, 2020.
Under Pub. L. No. 93-2020 (to be ...
Typically, when we blog about physician employment arrangements, we focus on major areas of negotiation, such as compensation, professional liability insurance and termination. However, when the employment arrangement involves the physician, as employee, and a hospital, as employer, such as when the hospital acquires the physician's medical practice, some unique additional issues arise. (Indeed, in a November, 2012 press release, the AMA noted that a survey of final-year residents found nearly 1/3 listed hospital employment as their first choice of practice setting.) As ...
Back in 1996, the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, in providing antitrust guidance for multi-provider networks, considered financial integration and clinical integration as separate pathways for such networks to avoid per se violations of the antitrust laws and, instead, to be treated under the rule of reason, allowing for an assessment of their procompetitive vs. anticompetitive effects. With 65 organizations now participating in Medicare shared savings initiatives, including the 27 Medicare Shared Savings Program participants announced on April 10 ...
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February 8, 2012
Today's OSHA: What Healthcare Companies and Practices Need to Know
March 14, 2012
It Can Hurt to Ask: TMI in the Digital Age
(Focusing on Social Media & Background Checks)
April 11, 2012
by Pamela D. Tyner
Physicians and healthcare workers devote years to improving the quality of their patients’ lives. Despite the Hippocratic code and compulsory non-retaliation policies, incidents of disruptive behavior from physicians and healthcare workers, though largely shielded from the general public, continue to frequently surface internally at healthcare environments. Amidst recent jarring headlines of workplace violence and bullying, news media have discovered this same trend is also on the rise as healthcare facilities across the nation struggle to ...
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