Legal

White House Hosts Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship

On June 2, the Obama Administration hosted the White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship. The forum—which brought together key federal and private sector constituencies involved in the...

FDA & Autologous  Medicine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a federal agency with incredibly broad jurisdiction. For the past 100 years, the FDA’s jurisdiction has frequently expanded to the point where it now...

Nurses and Delivery of Care

As technology and medicine have evolved together, the vital role nurses play in health care has expanded dramatically. This is especially true in aesthetic medicine, where nurses regularly perform...

Spotlight on Sun Protection

There is something new under the sun! Late last year Congress enacted the Sunscreen Innovation Act, which the president signed into law on November 24. The Act amends the U.S. Food and Drug...

Salary or Hourly?

As an attorney specializing in employment law issues, I will occasionally receive a call from a client who has an employee demanding to be paid overtime. The client will explain to me that all of...

Employee Verification

Because employees of medical practices and medspas have easy access to patient information, employers must conscientiously verify information provided by applicants. One way to decrease the risk...