What’s New in Health Law

New Cases

Privacy Breach Lawsuit Dismissed
An appellate court dismissed a patient’s lawsuit against a hospital, which was based wholly on a physician’s alleged privacy breach, after the patient settled her claim against the physician, agreeing, in exchange for $25,000, to exonerate the physician and declare that she made a “mistake” and consented to the physician taking her photo and posting it on social media.

Chernyakova v. Puppala

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Question of the Week

After nearly six long years of service to my Medical Staff, my term as Chief of Staff is nearly over. Elections will be held in September and I will hand over this role at the end of December. Are there any steps I should be taking in these final few months to “pass the torch”?

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