Important information about the new OIG "safe harbor" regulation under the anti-kickback statute.
Important legal considerations for EMS systems as they tackle sepsis care in the prehospital environment.
A review of research related to workplace bullying in the healthcare industry and policy recommendations for EMS adminstrators.
New FLSA regulations require re-evaluation of overtime exemptions.
A reassessment of the current practice of including communicable disease exposures in incident reports is warranted in light of the confidentiality provisions of certain American employment laws.
A medical-legal analysis.
Common sense in purchasing and maintaining your medical equipment can prevent a disaster for you, your EMS agency and, most importantly, the patient.
Over the past several years, various cities (including Seattle, Portland, Eugene, San Francisco, Jersey City, New York and Washington, D.C.) have enacted paid sick leave laws.
No one running an ambulance company ever planned to go to prison for doing his or her job. But that is a real possibility if the government knocks on the door and the owner or manager is dishonest in his or her response to the inquiry.
Let’s say you have recently returned from a conference or trade show, where you found a great new piece of technology that you want to implement in your agency.