Dana Ring is a partner in Wood Smith Henning & Berman’s Dallas office. Her practice focuses on providing clients’ executive teams with strategic business advice on labor and employment issues, triaging and resolving pre-litigation employment claims, and litigation management. In addition to managing a nationwide docket of pre-litigation employment matters, Dana counsels employers on matters related to wrongful discharge, retaliation, harassment, discrimination, wage and hour compliance, FMLA leave and employment agreements. Houston Methodist Hospital Can Fire Employees Who Refuse the COVID-19 Vaccine In a recent decision the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas, a federal judge dismissed [...]
Telemedicine has proven to be instrumental in supporting patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic and an attractive option for both patients and providers. The electronic communication environment can seem far more casual and informal than traditional care settings, and this can erode the professional therapeutic relationship between provider and patient. This article provides a case study and recommendations to assist healthcare providers in maintaining a professional relationship with appropriate boundaries and protect the integrity of the patient care process. Read the entire article here. Authors: Ginny Adams, RN, BSN, MPH, CPHRM and Solveig Dittmann, RN, BA, BSN, CPHRM, CPPS
From Thursday afternoon at #PLUS2018, Paul Greve, RPLU of Markel Assurance discusses the trend of mega-verdicts in the medical PL space and shares his thoughts on what can be done to address it.