Linking Joint Commission Inpatient Core Measures and National Patient Safety Goals with Evidence.

Linking Joint Commission Inpatient Core Measures and National Patient Safety Goals with Evidence.

The Joint Commission’s core measures serve as a national, standardized performance measurement system providing assessments of care delivered in given focus areas (1-3). The current set of hospital-based Joint Commission core measures represents the results of a stepwise development process including input from multiple stakeholders (clinicians, hospitals, consumers, medical societies), a testing/validation phase, and alignment […]

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Fairbrook Medical Clinic

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Fairbrook Medical Clinic

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission brought this suit on behalf of Dr. Deborah Waechter against her former employer, Fairbrook Medical Clinic. The agency alleges that Dr. John Kessel, the sole owner of the clinic, subjected Waechter to a hostile work environment because of her sex in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act […]

Spectrum Requirements for Advanced Medical Technologies (US Federal Communications Commission Regulation) (FCC) (2018 Edition)

Spectrum Requirements for Advanced Medical Technologies (US Federal Communications Commission Regulation) (FCC) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Spectrum Requirements for Advanced Medical Technologies (US Federal Communications Commission Regulation) (FCC) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 This document establishes a new Medical Device Radiocommunication Service (MedRadio Service) of the Commission’s rules. This new service incorporates the existing Medical Implant Communications Service (MICS) “core” […]

Texas Medical Association V. Texas Workers Compensation Commission

Texas Medical Association V. Texas Workers Compensation Commission

This case concerns allegations by the Texas Medical Association, the Texas AFL-CIO, Patient Advocates of Texas, and Doctors Allen J. Meril and L.E. Richey (collectively, the appellants), that the 2002 medical fee guidelines promulgated by the Texas Workers Compensation Commission are invalid. See28 Tex. Admin. Code ‘134.202 (2003). Appellants assert substantive and procedural challenges to […]

Medical Area Body Network (US Federal Communications Commission Regulation) (FCC) (2018 Edition)

Medical Area Body Network (US Federal Communications Commission Regulation) (FCC) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Medical Area Body Network (US Federal Communications Commission Regulation) (FCC) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 This document expands the Commission’s Medical Device Radiocommunications Service (MedRadio) rules to permit the development of new Medical Body Area Network (MBAN) devices in the 2360-2400 MHz band. The […]

University of Colorado Medical Center and State Compensation Insurance Fund v. Industrial Commission

University of Colorado Medical Center and State Compensation Insurance Fund v. Industrial Commission

Opinion by JUDGE PIERCE Petitioners seek review of the award of workmen’s compensation benefits granted to respondent Maureen Hendricks-Rauch. We affirm. The facts of this case are essentially undisputed. Hendricks-Rauch was employed by the University of Colorado Medical Center to provide clinical consultation to rural nurses during approximately two weeks in the summer of 1977. […]