NIH licenses COVID-19 technologies to WHO-backed program

Healthcare Dive

The agreement, which covers three experimental vaccines as well as several key patents, makes products sold in 49 low-income countries royalty-free

Mental Health Counselors: Follow These Rules To Prevent Complaints and Keep Your Professional License

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Licensed mental health counselors, psychologists, and other mental health care professionals are potential targets of licensure complaints from clients in any practice setting. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

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SteadyMD snags BlocHealth to bolster clinician licensing, credentialing services

Fierce Healthcare

SteadyMD snags BlocHealth to bolster clinician licensing, credentialing services. hlandi. Tue, 06/21/2022 - 10:49

Best Practices for Healthcare License Verification and Monitoring

Verisys

Did you know that for every 1,000 licensed healthcare practitioners there will typically be 20 with inactive licenses, 10 with a suspended license, and another six practitioners with either a restricted or revoked license, or on probation? License Expiry.

SteadyMD Acquires BlocHealth to Bolster Its Clinician Licensing and Credentialing Capabilities

Healthcare IT Today

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SteadyMD Acquires BlocHealth to Enhance Clinician Licensing & Credentialing

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – SteadyMD , a B2B telehealth infrastructure provider that powers high-quality telehealth patient experiences for leaders and innovators in healthcare acquires BlocHealth , a clinician licensing, credentialing, and payer enrollment platform.

Florida Medical License Renewal

Florida Health Care Law Firm

In the state of Florida, medical professionals are required to renew their licenses every two years. Keep It Simple: Renew Your Florida Medical License Online and Early. Requirements for Renewing Via a Florida Medical License by Mail. Florida Medical License Renewal Requirements.

Enforcement Issues with Interstate Licensing 

YouCompli

This month’s article looks at interstate licensing actions. The Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) allows nurses to have one multistate license with the ability to practice in their home state and other compact states. The nurse had her Texas license suspended as a result.

Licensed Professional Counselor Sentenced to Prison for $1.3 Million Medicaid Fraud Scheme

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On March 13, 2022, a licensed professional counselor (LPC) was sentenced to nearly five years in prison for defrauding the Connecticut Medicaid Program of more than $1.3 By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., million, announced the U.S. Attorney for the U.S. District of Connecticut. [.].

State Nursing Boards Delay Nursing Licenses Across the U.S. Even As COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

The Health Law Firm Blog

are worsening helped along by state boards and other licensing authorities taking months to process nursing licenses, a recent NPR survey claims. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Staffing shortages at hospitals across the U.S. As a result, thousands of new nurses who want [.].

iXensor receives Rohto Pharmaceutical's investment to boost technology licensing

Mobi Health News

The company aims to help the self-testing market grow by licensing its core technology for transforming smartphones into IVD devices

Nursing License Verification: Necessary, But Complex

Provider Trust

License verification, especially nursing license verification, is essential to ensuring that only the most qualified practitioners are seeing your patients. Additionally, of all licensed RNs, 84.5% License Verification Is Incredibly Complex. Blog License Monitoring

Lunit gets Canadian licenses for AI radiology solutions

Mobi Health News

This follows last year's FDA approvals in the US

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House Physician License in Florida

Florida Health Care Law Firm

If you’re a house physician who has recently moved to Florida from out of state, or out of the country, it’s a good idea to get the ball rolling to get your medical license in Florida. Rather than take a chance on the paperwork taking too long and getting in trouble for practicing without a license, it’s a good idea to reach out to Florida Healthcare Law Firm for help and get started now. How Do I Get a House Physician License in Florida?

Oviva collects $12M, inks licensing deal with Mass General to develop therapeutics for ovarian health

Fierce Healthcare

Oviva collects $12M, inks licensing deal with Mass General to develop therapeutics for ovarian health. hlandi. Tue, 05/24/2022 - 07:01

Mississippi Man Sentenced after Posing as Licensed Physician

Healthcare Compliance Blog

The events took place between January 2016 through March 11, 2019, during which time the man claimed to be a licensed physician in the state of Mississippi. He was not licensed to practice medicine in Mississippi or in any other state.

State Nursing Boards Continue to Delay Licenses Across the U.S. As COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

The Health Law Firm

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Staffing shortages at hospitals across the US are worsening helped along by state boards and other licensing authorities taking months to process nursing licenses, a recent NPR survey claims. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Follow These Rules To Proactively Safeguard Your Mental Health Professional License

The Health Law Firm

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Licensed mental health counselors, psychologists, and other mental health care professionals are potential targets of licensure complaints from clients in any practice setting. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Report: Telemedicine, modernized licensing can help bridge health disparity gap

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A report by the Commonwealth Fund released this week found pervasive racial and ethnic inequities across all state health systems.

Supreme Court Explores Doctor Intent in “Pill Mill” Criminal Prosecutions Under the Controlled Substances Act

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Physicians and other healthcare professionals usually have broad scope to prescribe most drugs, including potentially dangerous ones.

Licensing Flexibility Codified through SB 759

Foster Swift

SB 759 allows individuals without a license for the practice of a health profession to perform certain limited duties. Read More › Tags: Alerts and Updates , Health Care Reform , Licensing , News

Common Errors in State Licensing Applications

Health Law RX

As a condition of doing business in the healthcare field, persons and companies must generally obtain the appropriate licenses or approvals.

Health workers' licenses at risk if they spread COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

Fierce Healthcare

Health workers' licenses at risk if they spread COVID-19 vaccine misinformation. agliadkovskaya. Thu, 09/09/2021 - 13:11

Using Contracts to Lessen Inequities in Access to Medicines in Pandemics and Epidemics

Bill of Health

The first pathway is requiring funding recipients to use out-licensing to alleviate scarcity. If the drug remains scarce after the grace period ends, then the company would be obligated to license out its patents and manufacturing know-how to willing third-party manufacturers.

Louisiana revokes licenses from 7 nursing homes after Ida evacuation failures cost lives

Fierce Healthcare

Louisiana revokes licenses from 7 nursing homes after Ida evacuation failures cost lives. dmuoio. Wed, 09/08/2021 - 12:27

COVID ‘Compromise’ on International IP Underscores Need for New Approach

Bill of Health

It only narrowly modifies compulsory licenses of patents covering COVID vaccines. Moreover, it imposes additional restrictions on use of compulsory licenses. Pfizer claimed that it is protecting publi c safety from less experienced manufacturers by rebuffing requests for licenses.

Reduce the Cost of Medical Credentialing While Improving Quality

Verisys

Within the platform, automated notifications can be set up to send alerts of license expirations or changes in status. In theory, credentialing is a critical step to ensure that only quality practitioners are allowed to treat patients.

Attorneys Involved In Multi-Million Dollar UnitedHealth Case Want $3.35 Million Fee Award

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law In October 2021, attorneys who had acted as the class counsel in litigation suing UnitedHealth Group over mental health reimbursement policies asked a New York federal court to approve a $3.35 million fee award.

Catholic Health's strike staffing agency receives cease and desist citing picketer interference, insufficient licensing

Fierce Healthcare

Catholic Health's strike staffing agency receives cease and desist citing picketer interference, insufficient licensing. dmuoio. Thu, 10/14/2021 - 16:48

Attorneys Who Negotiated Multi-Million Dollar UnitedHealth Settlement Ask Court For $3.35 Million Fee Award

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law In October 2021, attorneys who had acted as the class counsel in litigation suing UnitedHealth Group over mental health reimbursement policies asked a New York federal court to approve a $3.35 million fee award.

FDA Proposes National Licensing Standards for Wholesale Drug Distributors and Third?Party Logistics Providers

Hall Render

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced a Proposed Rule regarding national standards for the licensing of prescription drug wholesale distributors (“Wholesale Distributors”) and third-party logistics providers (“3PLs”). part 205, pre-DSCSA guidelines establish certain minimum standards and conditions for state licensing of Wholesale Distributors. The post FDA Proposes National Licensing Standards for Wholesale Drug Distributors and Third?Party

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Florida Governor Signs New Controlled Substance Telemedicine Prescribing Law

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On April 6, 2022, Florida's Governor signed into law legislation to remove the state's prior restrictions on telemedicine prescribing of controlled substances.

As cross-state telemedicine waivers expire, virtual care advocates focus on long-term policy changes

Healthcare Dive

’ patchy physician licensing infrastructure has universal buy-in There’s a complication: No one solution to the U.S.’

Travel nurses: a challenging population for credentialing and monitoring

Healthcare Dive

Travel nursing continues to rise – how are you monitoring license verifications across state lines

Little Known Facts About State and DOH Investigations That Could Save Your Professional License

Pharmacy Law Blog

Our attorneys include those who are board certified in health law by The Florida Bar, those who are nurses, and those who are themselves licensed health professionals. The Following is a list of little known facts about state investigations (including DOH investigations) that could save your license: 1. The Fifth Amendment applies to administrative investigations that can affect your license in Florida. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Little Known Facts About State and DOH Investigations That Could Save Your Professional License

Pharmacy Law Blog

Our attorneys include those who are board certified in health law by The Florida Bar, those who are nurses, and those who are themselves licensed health professionals. The Following is a list of little known facts about state investigations (including DOH investigations) that could save your license: 1. The Fifth Amendment applies to administrative investigations that can affect your license in Florida. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Healthcare IT Asset Discovery, Mapping, Analysis: Optimize the IT Footprint for Clinical Best Practice

Healthcare IT Today

Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops CereCore Healthcare Software Licenses Healthcare Software Licensing IT Asset Discovery IT Asset Inventory Management IT Asset Risk Assessment Phil Sobol

Are You Applying for a Medical or Health Professional License? Follow Our Helpful Tips

The Health Law Firm

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The process of obtaining a medical or health professional license can be challenging and time consuming. When seeking initial licensure or applying for a license in another state, you should be aware of delays in the application process due to the investigation of credentials and past practice, as well as the need to comply with licensing standards By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Mental Health Counselors and Psychotherapists: Follow These Simple Rules to Keep Your License and Avoid Complaints

The Health Law Firm

investigated against their professional licenses. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law I represent many mental health counselors, social workers, psychologists, and professional counselors, defending them on complaints being. Many complaints and. investigations arise because the therapist has strayed over the line and crossed the therapist-client boundary

Former Dental Office Manager Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Defrauding Medicaid Out of More Than $813,000

The Health Law Firm Blog

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On October 1, 2021, a former dental office manager was sentenced to 12 months in prison for her role in a Medicaid fraud scheme. The office manager for Universal Smiles, a D.C.-based

How Criminal Actions Can Affect Your Professional License

The Health Law Firm

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Every health care provider knows that their license to practice can be disciplined for misconduct on the job. Criminal Charges Do Impact Professional Licenses. Licensing authorities are charged with protecting the general public, not the individuals they regulate By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

Register your non-licensed team members for infection control and prevention training

Hanys

CDC's Project Firstline training is geared specifically for non-licensed healthcare workers like nurse aides, environmental services and security workers. Encourage your team to register now for our Feb. 3 session focused on COVID-19 and why infection control actions focus on keeping respiratory droplets out of the air and away from other people

Legal Tips to Overcome Professional License Suspension and Revocation

The Health Law Firm

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law If you are a doctor, nurse, dentist, psychologist, pharmacist or other licensed health professional whose license has been recently revoked or suspended, there may still be hope. One of the most difficult things about having a license suspended or revoked is that it immediately cuts off the licensee's sole source of income By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,