Tag Archives: biologics

5 Tips to Ensure Compliant Written Communication

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In my last post, I shared that at the beginning of 2011, there were 885 healthcare qui tam cases under investigation. 180 of those cases allege that some pharmaceutical and device manufacturers are committing fraud in connection with the pricing and marketing of their products. Each of these investigations may require the manufacturers involved to divulge their emails and internal business communications to the Department of Justice. Continue reading

Does Your Kidney Have A Facebook Page?

Author:  Stacey Homan

I have a friend who received a kidney transplant a few months ago.  His kidney was donated from another mutual friend; needless to say there were many, many people who wanted frequent updates on how the surgery was going for both individuals.  In the past, whenever there had been a surgery, birth or medical issue between my friends, we have been able to keep up with phone calls, e-mails, and texts.  But this surgery was different.  A Facebook page was created for the kidney, and updates were posted from the kidney’s point of view. It was the first (and only) time I was thrilled to see, “I’m making urine!” as a status update. Continue reading