telemedicine

Government Regulations on Telemedicine Affect Patient Care

Telemedicine and telehealth, which the National Institutes of Health (NIH) defines as the exchange of medical information from one site to another through electronic communications, has significantly improved patient care, especially during the COVID… Read More
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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Changes

Physicians and other healthcare providers are being forced to do more with less. To remain financially viable, doctor’s offices must perform more procedures with fewer resources, in an increasingly complex health care environment. The 2022 Medicare… Read More
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New Jersey Enacts Death W…

New Jersey Enacts Death With Dignity Law

In 2019 New Jersey joined seven other states in passing a law allowing certain terminally ill patients to end their lives by self-administering medication. Although the state legislators who passed the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act… Read More
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Constitutionality of Caps…

Constitutionality of Caps on Medical Malpractice Damages

Plaintiffs who have been injured as a result of medical malpractice are entitled to seek several categories of damages for their injuries. They can recover economic damages, such as medical expenses and lost income, as well as noneconomic damages for… Read More
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New Study Shows Higher Risk of Treatment-Resistant Macular Edema For Diabetics With Severe Sleep Apnea

Research presented at last month’s Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology suggests that severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema (DME), a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blind… Read More
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Neil H. Ekblom will Present Keeping Surgeons Out of Court

Neil H. Ekblom will Present Keeping Surgeons Out of Court: Compliance Essentials for Ophthalmology Practices at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in Chicago On Saturday, October 27th , 2018 at 11 A.M., Room S103 bc Read More
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Article by Neil H. Ekblom in Ophthalmology Management: “Limit Lawsuits by Mitigating Risks”

Neil H. Ekblom’s article, “Limit Lawsuits by Mitigating Risks,” has been published in the April edition of Ophthalmology Management. Read the full article, “Limit Lawsuits by Mitigating Risk: A trial lawyer discusses his experience with r… Read More
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Jury Defense Verdict in Cardiac Wrongful Death Case

Professional liability team of Neil Ekblom, received a jury defense verdict in a Kings Supreme Court cardiac wrongful death case, Niedra v. ______, 40238/2007 before Hon. Johnny Lee Baynes. The plaintiff had asked for $2.5 million on summation. Read More
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