What’s New in Health Law
The United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit reversed the decision of the lower court in a suit alleging a claim of medical battery brought by the heirs of a deceased patient against the patient’s doctors and the hospital and clinic where the patient was treated. According to the complaint, the patient, who had an allergy to heparin and had objected to receiving it, died after being injected with heparin. Shuler v. Garrett
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Question of the Week
We are struggling with how to do FPPE to confirm competence for members of our Medical Staff who have privileges solely for coverage purposes and thus have very little activity here. We need them on the Medical Staff and they have to have privileges so a Medical Staff category with appointment only doesn’t work. Any suggestions?
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