Telehealth News, Making Sense Out of Telehealth – Healthcare News Brief

David BeardEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Uncategorized Clinical Education

Telehealth News, Making Sense Out of Telehealth, Telehealth News Trends - Medical News Brief

Telehealth News, Making Sense Out of TelehealthA Medical News Brief from Med-ChallengerDepending on the day, you’ll either hear that telehealth (aka telemedicine or telecare) is heading into a decline or it is booming – or both. Part of that is because we’re not segmenting telehealth companies properly. While telehealth, three years ago, might have been a largely undifferentiated concept, practice … Read More

Criminal Prosecution of Medical Errors, Vaught Case Fallout – Healthcare News Brief

David BeardEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Uncategorized Clinical Education

Medical Errors, The Vaught Case - Medical News Brief

Criminal Prosecution of Medical Errors, Vaught Case FalloutA Medical News Brief from Med-ChallengerThe RaDonda Vaught case isn’t the first or last case of medical errors rising to the level of criminal prosecution, but has stirred up a lot of fear, particularly in nursing environments. The recent Husel trial, raising issues of intent and action, likewise has dipped into the murky … Read More

The Battle Over Scope of Practice – Medical News Brief

David BeardEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

The Battle Over Scope of Practice - Medical News Brief

The Battle Over Scope of PracticeA Medical News Brief from Med-ChallengerThe Affordable Care Act didn’t create the scope of practice issues, but it certainly accelerated them by changing the nature of employment for most physicians. The arguments over scope are practice are the product of financial pressure in healthcare systems, ever-expanding knowledge requirements, sub-specialization of medicine, staff shortages, and even … Read More