Amanda Potts

HPIC Launches Pilot Program to Reduce Blood Culture Contamination. HPIC, Magnolia Medical Technologies, and MHA are on a Mission to Zero.

HPIC’S goal of the Mission to Zero program is to establish a standardized blood culture collection and contamination prevention model that may be followed by other hospitals to decrease false-positive blood cultures and patient harm to zero. This standardized system will help to improve testing accuracy for bloodstream infections; including sepsis. The program will not …

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ACTUAL V BILLED COSTS

Tort reform has shifted focus from non-economic damages to economic damages. There is evidence to show large number of future costs of care for plaintiff in order to avoid caps to damages request for non-economic damages.   Tradition has been that plaintiff develops the damages. Typically, defense is not involved in those early stages of …

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IF YOU ENGAGE IN COVID-19 VACCINE ADMINISTRATION, FEDERAL LAW UNDER THE PREP ACT PROTECTS YOU FROM CIVIL LIABILITY

By: Sandra Cianflone You are entitled to PREP Act Immunity when: You are a “Covered Person,” because you are a licensed medical provider or a facility/practice; You are engaging in a “recommended activity,” because you are administering an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine; The alleged injury is causally related to the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine; and …

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