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FTC Makes Big Splash in Electronic Medical Records with Practice Fusion Settlement

The opening sentence of the Press Release by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on its proposed settlement with one of the biggest electronic medical record (EMR) providers, Practice Fusion, Inc., was designed to grab the attention of the EMR and healthcare provider sectors in that it plows new ground on transparency for uses of sensitive health information.


The Power of a Mediator’s Smile

By John R. Wilson

When creating the appropriate setting for a successful mediation, everything from the comfort of the room to developing a rapport with the parties falls within the realm of the mediator’s responsibility. One aspect that can easily be taken for granted is the formation of the appropriate mood and atmosphere in each party’s room, not only at the beginning of the mediation, but throughout the...


Gregg Bertram True Neutral

Recently, we had the opportunity to interview Attorney Gregg Bertram, who is the founder and CEO of Pacific ADR Consulting, LLC, which is a company that specializes in mediation and arbitration. Although Pacific ADR’s headquarters are in Seattle, the company is now expanding into other areas of country. At PR for People, we’re intrigued by how Gregg and his team of panelists are often able to help parties resolve legal conflicts without...


Non-profits Need to Protect their Brand

An Example of the importance for non-profits to protect their branding.


Biotech and Intellectual Property

 

Hardly a day goes by without a story in the major media about the high cost of healthcare and/or its poor quality. As a result, it is easy to lose sight of the tremendous advances that have taken place in the biotech field in recent years. These advancements include not only devices that we experience every day as patients, such as pacemakers, hearing aids, hip- or knee-replacement devices, but also numerous and complex...