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    Although hospitals have been subject to the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) for over 3 decades, EMTALA... read more.

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    Informed Consent is Not Just a Piece of Paper

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    Prescribing Controlled Substances in Georgia

    Things to consider when prescribing controlled substances in Georgia, downloadable checklist included.

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    Find out more information about registering, what UpToDate offers, subscriptions and frequently asked questions.

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    Can I text my patients?

    Frequently asked questions about communication with patients via electronic methods.

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    ALERT – New Florida Opioid Law

    On March 19, 2018, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed HB 21, a comprehensive opioid bill, into law. Read more.

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    FDA Warning: Clarithromycin and Heart Disease

    The FDA recently issued a warning about prescribing the antibiotic clarithromycin (Biaxin) for patients with heart disease... read more.

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    New CMS Policy Prohibits Texting Orders

    On December 28, 2017, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that texting patient information... read more.

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    Perioperative Medication Errors

    Retrospective studies have established that medication errors do occur in the perioperative environment as much as in other areas of health care.

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    Pain Management with Opioids

    A 34-year-old male presented to a family medicine physician for chronic low back pain. The physician is comfortable... read more.

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    Closing the Loop, Communication and more

    In Mark Graber’s landmark 2005 study[i] titled “Diagnostic Error in Internal Medicine,” there was an examination of 100 cases... read more.

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    Complicated Communication

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