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Recommended Reading: “Google Glass and Health Care: Initial Legal and Ethical Questions”

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Recommended Reading: “Google Glass and Health Care: Initial Legal and Ethical Questions”

By Tara Adams Ragone As more and more potential uses of Google Glass in health care are discussed and tested, Nicolas P. Terry, Chad S. Priest, and Paul P. Szotek’s recent article, “Google Glass and Health Care: Initial Legal and Ethical Questions,” is an important read. While noting that there are a number of potential […]

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Monday Morning Recap: The Week (4.13.15-4.19.15) in Drug & Device Law & Policy

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Monday Morning Recap: The Week (4.13.15-4.19.15) in Drug & Device Law & Policy

Here’s the Monday Morning Recap, the weekly(ish) post where we call out recent drug and device law and policy developments that caught our eye and made us think. 1. Last week, the Editorial Board of the LA Times wrote in favor of a $200 monthly out-of-pocket cap on specialty drugs for individuals with marketplace plans […]

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Innovation Collaborative Tackles Persistent Problem of ER “Boarding” of Psychiatric Patients

Filed in Hospitals, Mental Health by on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
Innovation Collaborative Tackles Persistent Problem of ER “Boarding” of Psychiatric Patients

By Kate Greenwood Earlier this week, the South Jersey Behavioral Health Innovation Collaborative, a partnership among five southern New Jersey health systems, the New Jersey Hospital Association, and the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, announced that it is embarking on a year-long project to study mental health care delivery in the region. As reported here, […]

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No-Rehire Agreements a No-No in California?

Filed in Employment Law by on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
No-Rehire Agreements a No-No in California?

By Charles A. Sullivan As a case that casts light both on California law of restraint of trade and the structure of emergency service delivery in that state, the Ninth Circuit’s opinion in Golden v. California Emergency Physicians Medical Group is noteworthy. Add to that a fascinating backstory, some of which is only hinted at […]

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Coverage and Care: Oversight and Transparency

Coverage and Care: Oversight and Transparency

Editor’s Note: This post from Seton Hall Law Professor John Jacobi is the fourth in a series of four growing out of a conference on insurance coverage of mental health and substance use disorder treatment that the law school’s Sentinel Project hosted earlier this month. You can find Part One here, Part Two here, and Part Three here. By […]

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