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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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Neil H. Ekblom to present for the AAOE Practice Management Program at AAO 2021

Partner Neil H. Ekblom to present “Physician-to-Physician Practice Sales” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology in New Orleans on Saturday, November 13 to Monday, November 15, 2021. Mr. Ekblom will be presenting for the AAOE Practice Manag… Read More
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Neil H. Ekblom and Kim A. Carnesi presented “Trends in Ophthalmology Malpractice Litigation" at the New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology

Partner’s Neil H. Ekblom and Kim A. Carnesi presented “Trends in Ophthalmology Malpractice Litigation: How to Avoid Becoming a Target by Handling Trigger Events and Complications” on September 24, 2021 before the New Jersey Academy of Ophth… Read More
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Ekblom to Speak on Risk Avoidance for UPenn’s Scheie Grand Rounds, April 22, 2021.

Partner Neil H. Ekblom to present “Trends in Ophthalmology Malpractice Litigation and How to Avoid Becoming a Target” at The Scheie Eye Institute Virtual Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 22, 2021. The Scheie Eye Institute, founded in 1874,… Read More
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Partner Neil H. Ekblom Presents on Private Equity and Risk Management at the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) - Conference in Boston, MA, May 15 – May 19, 2020

Neil Ekblom shall be speaking at the ASOA on the two following presentations: “Private Equity and the Ophthalmic Practice: an Introduction for Owners and Managers” – discussions on medical malpractice, fraud and abuse, and EHR/HIPAA/HITECH “M… Read More
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LISA LANE AND CHRISOPHER LANE V. _______________, M.D., et al. MON-L-1116-16

Jury Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case – Superior Court Monmouth County. After a four week trial involving four physicians and a P.C., the Professional Liability Team of Neil Ekblom and Kim Carnesi received a defense verdict in a Supe… 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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