Legal Issues Resource Center

Legal Briefs – Unlicensed Personnel in the Care Setting

With this weekly column, Elite Healthcare provides readers with insight related to the legal implications of healthcare – offering practical guidance on scenarios that should be avoidable and providing suggested courses of action when appropriate. The examples provided here are those that all providers…

Legal Brief: Auditing Out-of-Network Providers

With this weekly column, Elite Healthcare provides readers with insight related to the legal implications of healthcare – offering practical guidance on scenarios that should be avoidable and providing suggested courses of action when appropriate. The examples provided here are those that all providers…

Reducing Your Malpractice Exposure

An intoxicated, agitated, aggressive patient presented to the emergency department and was placed in four-point restraints for his own safety. An ED nurse monitored and assessed the patient every 15 minutes. While the nurse performed her rounds, the patient attempted to burn off his…

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