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What’s New in Health Law


New Cases

The Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed in part and reversed in part a trial court’s grant of summary judgment for a hospital in a lawsuit brought by thirteen women who had their medical records improperly accessed by a physician employed by the hospital. Harris v. Deaconess Hosp., Inc.

To read more about this case and to find out what’s new in healthcare law, visit our What’s New page

Question of the Week

We have several clinical departments that have either weak chairs or chairs who are there entirely by “default” and really seem to have very little interest in the position.  Our support staff then have to spend a significant amount of their time chasing down these chairs for the documentation and other input they are required to provide into our processes – which takes these folks away from their own functions. Department chairs are relied upon to perform a really important role. How can we get stronger leaders interested?

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