Health Care Update - May 2011: A New “Top 10” - Threats, Traps And Surprises Emerging From The Changing Legal Environment


If attracting, developing and retaining a high-performance workforce is not challenging enough, recent developments have opened the door to emerging new legal hazards for healthcare employers. Whether arising from legislative action, a court ruling or administrative decision, these issues merit serious attention.

Although some are less than obvious, overlooking these threats can lead to time-consuming and costly investigations or litigation. With this in mind, here is a Top Ten List of Traps emerging from our changing legal environment, with some comments about safeguarding your hospital or healthcare organization...

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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