Legal

Cleansers in the Crosshairs

In the United States, cosmetics are regulated under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). A cosmetic is defined as an article that is “intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled or...

Informed Consent

Informed consent is the process by which a treating healthcare provider discloses appropriate information to a patient in order for the patient to make a voluntary choice whether to accept or...

Informed Consent

Informed consent is the process by which a treating healthcare provider discloses appropriate information to a patient in order for the patient to make a voluntary choice whether to accept or...

AAD Responds to Scope of Practice Concerns

In response to the JAMA Dermatology article “Scope of Practice Procedures Independently Billed by Mid-Level Providers in the Office Setting” released online on August 11, 2014, the...

Allergan Files Lawsuit Against Valeant and Pershing Square

Allergan has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Pershing Square Capital Management and its...

Practice management encompasses many different areas and requires doctors to acquire many new skills—from contract negotiations with payers to streamlining accounts receivable processes to finding...