Lawsuit claims RM acted appropriately

November 2010
Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2010, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p123
The article offers information on how Margaret O'Connor describes the reported Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) violation that led to her dismissal as a risk manager in Jordan Hospital in Plymouth, Massachusetts.


Related Articles

  • RM says she was fired for reporting EMTALA violation.  // Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2010, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p121 

    The article focuses on the filed lawsuit in the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts by an experienced risk manager Margaret O'Connor to employer Jordan Hospital after dismissing her for reporting an Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) violation.

  • Court suggests EMTALA could apply to inpatients.  // Healthcare Risk Management;Dec2012, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p136 

    The article reports that a federal district court in Texas has issued a ruling suggesting that the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) could be applied to inpatients as well as outpatients.

  • ED collections are under scrutiny.  // Hospital Access Management;Sep2012, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p105 

    The article reports that emergence department (ED) collection processes may need to change after the U.S. Senate investigation of Accretive Health, a debt collection company hired by a Minnesota hospital to do registration and upfront collections. As a result of the Accretive case, questions are...

  • Case Studies At Denver Health: 'Patient Dumping' In The Emergency Department Despite EMTALA, The Law That Banned It. Rosenbaum, Sara; Cartwright-smith, Lara; Hirsch, Joel; Mehler, Philip S. // Health Affairs;Aug2012, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p1749 

    The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act was enacted in 1986 to prevent hospitals from turning away patients with emergency medical conditions, often because they were uninsured-a practice commonly known as "patient dumping." Twenty-five years later, Denver Health-a large, urban, safety-net...

  • Age Discrimination: Nurse's Lawsuit Dismissed.  // Legal Eagle Eye Newsletter for the Nursing Profession;Feb2013, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p4 

    No abstract available.

  • An Ambulance 'Owned' by a Hospital Must Also Be 'Operated' by the Hospital to Trigger EMTALA Obligations. Bitterman, Robert A. // ED Legal Letter;May2013, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p49 

    The article discusses Beller vs. Wishard Memorial Hospital case filed by Beller under Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) for failure of hospital to stabilize emergency medical condition. The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that if a hospital-owned ambulance is operating...

  • Texas Emergency Physician Sues Hospital in EMTALA Whistleblower Claim. Bitterman, Robert A. // ED Legal Letter;Feb2012, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p13 

    The article discusses the court case Dr. Walter Zawislak v. Memorial Hermann Hospital System wherein the hospital suspended the medical staff privileges of Doctor Zawislak. Doctor Zawislak claimed that the hospital rescinded his clinical privileges in retaliation for disclosing and reporting the...

  • Patient alleged transfer attempts violated EMTALA.  // Healthcare Risk Management;Dec2012, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p137 

    The article reports that a federal district court in Texas court has said that the plaintiff’s allegations that repeated attempts to transfer him from the hospital violated the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) statute could be considered by the lower court.

  • With ED POS collection, clinical areas are the key.  // Hospital Access Management;May2011, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p58 

    The article highlights the importance of sound communication with the clinical staff to increase the point of service (POS) collections in the emergency department (ED) and cites comments by Lauree M. Miller, director of patient access at Catholic Health Initiatives in Lincoln, Nebraska.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics