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If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals has been created by K&L Gates to convey information about developments in health law through short podcasts.  

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Jul 26, 2017

This episode discusses some of the emerging themes and challenges that many hospitals are facing with the increasing number of psychiatric patients presenting to their emergency departments. Particularly, it addresses the unclear expectations of hospitals under EMTALA with respect to psychiatric and behavioral health...


Jul 19, 2017

This episode discusses the U.S. Department of Labor’s recent decision to withdraw agency guidance on independent contractors in June 2017. It also addresses relevant case law from 2010 and 2015 in which courts held that staffing agencies in the health care industry were liable for unpaid wages, interest and...


Jul 13, 2017

This is the third episode in a series on recent revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, better known as the “Common Rule.” This episode focuses on secondary research, when it is subject to the Common Rule as finalized, and how institutions may utilize the broad consent option to...


Jul 5, 2017

This is the second episode in a series on recent revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, better known as the “Common Rule.” This episode discusses changes to informed consent requirements for human subject research and what types of research may be exempt from such requirements....