Apr 5, 2018, 11:10 AM
Tell Your State Lawmaker to Vote 'No' to SkimpCare, CRNP Independent Practice
More than 90 percent of Pennsylvanians want doctors and nurse practitioners working together in a coordinated manner to ensure that patients get the care they need.
Apr 1, 2018, 12:08 PM
The Practitioner Registry for Pa.’s Medical Marijuana Program: Here Are 5 Key Details
Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law mandates the creation of a practitioner registry for physicians who wish to certify patients for medical marijuana. Here are 5 key details on the registry and what physicians need to do to qualify to issue certifications to patients.
Mar 29, 2018, 12:07 PM
Pa. Supreme Court Issues Decision That Affects Safeguards Under Peer Review Protection Act
On March 27, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that the Peer Review Protection Act (PRPA) did not extend to a third-party health care provider contracting with a hospital to provide emergency department services. PAMED reviews the case and potential ramifications of the decision on Pennsylvania physicians.
Mar 27, 2018, 11:58 AM
Case on Definition of Child Abuse Makes Way to Pa. Supreme Court
A case regarding whether a pregnant woman’s use of illegal drugs constitutes child abuse has been appealed to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Here's a look at the case and why it could have implications for physician reporting of child abuse.
Mar 21, 2018, 11:49 AM
Who Can Access A Deceased Patient’s Medical Records?
Here's what Pa. physicians should know concerning access to a decedent’s medical records.