It’s happened—you received a subpoena for patient records from an attorney representing your patient. This is the first in a two part series. The second part will address the circumstance where you … Read more »
The latest issue of KCL Insights includes:
- Milton Kerstein and Andra Hutchins new blog series, “Tips for Avoiding or Responding to Licensing Board Investigations”. The series provides practical advice for health care professionals including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, dentists, and
Reasonable and Necessary Steps: Patient Confidentiality and the Internet
It has been our pleasure to have represented many of you over the years. Often our conversations would occur by phone or email. With the advent of social media, we now … Read more »
Congratulations to partner Andy Hyams for being named one of Massachusetts Medical Law Report’s “Heroes in the Field.” The winners of the “4th Annual Rx for Excellence Awards” were announced in the September 2011 edition.
To read the announcement, go … Read more »
Massachusetts has a reputation for having one of the most challenging physician license applications in the U.S. The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine (“MA Medical Board”) is strict, exacting and concerned about the slightest flaw or inconsistency on your … Read more »
Occasionally, I see a Massachusetts “DNR Notice” in someone’s home (usually the home of an elderly person). The notice is formally named a “Comfort Care-Do Not Resuscitate” notice – “CC/DNR” for short. Recently, I noticed a CC/DNR in an elderly … Read more »
For those businesses that utilize independent contractors as part of their business model, employee misclassification has become a major issue. It is one that is taking on increasing importance within the United States, as well as here in Massachusetts.
In … Read more »
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