HEALTHCARE LAWS

May 15, 2019

A new law regulating the use of technology in healthcare is the first piece of federal legislation in the United Arab Emirates that directly addresses data protection principles. The new rules…

May 15, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it is proposing two alternative payment programs focused on the provision of primary care and the primary care physician relationship…

May 10, 2019

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill into law on April 24th establishing new safeguards for patients at Arizona’s intermediate care facilities. The bill, SB 1211, was drafted in response to an…

May 10, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) simultaneously charged three cannabidiol (CBD) companies with violating the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 301, et seq. (FDA Act) and…

May 08, 2019

Law should be viewed as a major determinant of health and safety and can be utilized as a powerful and innovative tool to address pressing global health concerns, says a newly formed, high-level…

May 03, 2019

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate…

May 03, 2019

Local physicians and health-care providers gathered together to support a national day of action calling for stronger gun laws in Canada. It is obvious that having access to guns is the leading…

May 01, 2019

New research on the biological basis of psychiatric disorders has important implications for legal proceedings as well as mental health treatment, according to a special issue on "Psychiatry,…