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Bioethics in Post-Acute and Long Term Care – It's Not Just for Hospitals

Most U.S. hospitals have an ethics mechanism. But bioethics committees and consultants are far less common in long-term and post-acute care settings. Karl Steinberg is working to fill this gap. In the February 2019 issue of Provider magazine, he explains how a … Continue reading

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Fix health care? Mayos on the case (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)

ROCHESTER For more than 100 years, the Mayo Clinic has treated U.S. presidents and Minnesota farmers alike. Now it wants to cure the sickest patient of all: American health care. Mayo leaders have been crisscrossing the country in recent months, … Continue reading

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AdvaMed Issues Revised Code of Ethics on Interactions with U.S. Health Care Professionals

The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) – the national industry association of medical technology manufacturers – recently issued an updated Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals (HCPs) (the AdvaMed Code or Code). Last revised in 2009, AdvaMed’s … Continue reading

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4th DCA: What’s a “qualified beneficiary” and why should trustees care?

Under Florida’s Trust Code there are two classes of beneficiaries, and which class you fall in is a big deal. As defined in F.S. 736.0103(4), the term “beneficiary” refers to the entire universe of persons who have a beneficial interest in … Continue reading

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What is a Pharmacist’s Duty of Care?

Pharmacists and pharmacies owe a duty of care to their customers to prevent harm just as a doctor owes a duty of care to his patients. They have a legal duty to fill lawful prescriptions without unnecessary delay. However, pharmacists … Continue reading

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