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What’s New in Health Law


New Cases

A New York appeals court affirmed a lower court ruling which granted a hospital’s motion to dismiss a case against it by a physician who asserted claims for defamation, among other things, based on the hospital’s issuance of a precautionary suspension and report to the National Practitioner Data Bank (“NPDB”) and the New York State Department of Health’s Office of Professional Medical Conduct (“OPMC”). Virk v. Kaleida Health

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Question of the Week

We’re a hospital located in Pennsylvania and want to enter into a services agreement with a company in South Carolina.  The company has a good reputation, but has filed lawsuits against a few hospitals for breach of contract.  One of our concerns is that if the relationship doesn’t go well, it would be extremely expensive and disruptive to defend a lawsuit in South Carolina. What can we do?

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