Tag: Prescription Drugs

Monday Morning Recap: The Week in Drug and Device Law and Policy

Filed in Monday Morning Recap by on October 14, 2013 1 Comment
Monday Morning Recap: The Week in Drug and Device Law and Policy
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What follows is the debut of a new weekly feature here at Health Reform Watch.  Each Monday morning, we will provide a recap of the drug and device law and policy developments over the previous week that caught our eye and made us think.  Credit for the format goes to Seton Hall Law alum Jordan […]

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New York City’s Attempt to Crackdown on Prescription Drug Abuse Through the Emergency Room

Filed in Uncategorized by on January 20, 2013 1 Comment
New York City’s Attempt to Crackdown on Prescription Drug Abuse  Through the Emergency Room
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On January 10, 2013, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced[1] that the City’s eleven public hospitals will comply with voluntary emergency room guidelines aimed at stemming the abuse of prescription opioid painkillers. The New York City Emergency Department Discharge Opioid Prescribing Guidelines (“Guidelines”) highlight that the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act […]

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Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy Introduces First Edition of Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Manual

Filed in Compliance, Health Law by on January 16, 2013 0 Comments
Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy Introduces First Edition of Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Manual
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The Seton Hall Law Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy, American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) and the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) have released the first edition of the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Manual. The Manual is a guide to deciphering the intricate web of federal and state laws and the […]

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Professional Licensing and Liability Round-Up

Filed in Health Law by on November 29, 2012 1 Comment
Professional Licensing and Liability Round-Up
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Here are some highlights from recent headlines affecting licensing and liability of health care professionals: Professional liability for failing to report child abuse in New Jersey: In L.A. v. Div. of Youth & Family Servcs., the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey held that an emergency room physician must stand trial for […]

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Recent Research Regarding Potential Best Practices for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

Filed in Fraud & Abuse, New Jersey by on October 17, 2012 0 Comments
Recent Research Regarding Potential Best Practices for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
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As this blog has chronicled (see here and here), New Jersey has begun implementing the 2008 legislation that authorized creation of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (“PMP” or “PDMP”).  Although New Jersey’s PMP database has been collecting data for more than a year, the State has not yet issued implementing regulations to flesh out the […]

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