Capacity and Consent in Health Care

By: Janet A. McSharar When delivering medical or nursing care and treatment, it is imperative for the practitioner to determine the patient’s capacity to consent to the recommended health care and treatment.  A patient cannot consent to health care and treatment if the patient… Read More >

Janet A. McSharar Selected to Regulatory Clinical Committee for Nursing Facilities.

Janet A. McSharar, DSV Health Care Partner, was selected to serve on the Indiana Health Care Association/Indiana Center for Assisted Living (IHCA/INCAL) Regulatory Clinical Committee for Nursing Facilities.  The Regulatory Clinical Committee for Nursing Facilities examines and analyzes emerging regulatory, clinical, and quality issues… Read More >

Health Professionals: What To Do (And What Not To Do) When A Complaint Has Been Filed Against Your License

By:  Jennifer L. Strange, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP The Indiana Attorney General’s Office is responsible for investigating and prosecuting complaints against health care practitioners.  In Indiana, there are 20 boards and committees that regulate health care practitioners, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, nursing home administrators,… Read More >

DRI – Nursing Home/ALF Litigation Seminar

By: Albert Barclay Wong, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP One of the ways that the attorneys in DSV’s Health Care Services Group stay at the forefront of health care law is by attending continuing legal education seminars.  The attorneys in DSV’s Health Care Services Group… Read More >