Blockchain in Healthcare - Technological Marvel, Regulatory Nightmare

Blockchain – the ledger currently used in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency transactions – has the potential to revolutionize EMR by recording any and all transactions ever to occur during a patient’s care.  Blockchain platforms can potentially support the entire lifecycle of a patient’s EMR...

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Forming a Start-up with Partners? (be sure to have a written agreement in place)

A successful founders' agreement will be created early in the life of the start-up and will result from candid conversations between the founders and their attorney, whereby the founders must determine the structure of the founders' relationship and how future conflict between founders are to be resolved - before a dispute arises.

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Doctors Inc. - Can a Corporation Practice Medicine?

As business opportunities abound for both licensed physicians and non-licensed entrepreneurs and investors, in the ownership and operation of ambulatory care facilities, drug treatment facilities, and diagnostic testing facilities, physicians, licensed practitioners, and businesspersons must ensure that the structure of their business complies with the Corporate Practice of Medicine (CPOM) doctrine.

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Is the Company's General Counsel Your Personal Lawyer?

A variety of recent, seemingly disparate, court decisions in Pennsylvania and New Jersey provide a striking reminder to general counsel to affirmatively, and preferably in writing, advise employees, executives, and other corporate agents that the general counsel represents the institution only, rather than the agents in their individual or personal capacities.

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