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Medicolegal Facilities – Guidelines for Architectural Programming and Construction Assistance

The ICRC’s protection activities range from preventing and resolving cases of missing persons to ensuring that human remains are handled with dignity and supporting families during their sometimes long wait for answers. These tasks can be complicated by ...

Published: 13 Feb 2019

Medlogix, LLC Announces Partnership with Minneapolis, Minnesota-Based Integrity Medicolegal Enterprises Through Completion of Acquisition

HAMILTON, N.J., Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Medlogix, LLC, a leading, national medical claims management solutions provider, announced today that it has acquired Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Integrity Medicolegal Enterprises ("Integrity"), a premier ...

Source: Markets Insider
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Medicolegal examination video goes viral, probe ordered

Agra: The video footage made during medicolegal examination of two women at the emergency ward of SN Medical College here that had gone viral on social media has added a new twist to the clash that allegedly broke out between doctors and the women’s ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 21 Apr 2018

Symposium on Medicolegal Problems, under the Co-Sponsorship of the Institute of Medicine of Chicago and the Chicago Bar.

This small book represents a praiseworthy effort on the part of the Chicago Bar Association and the Chicago Institute of Medicine to bring some order into the chaos of medicolegal work. The method of presentation is that of a symposium. First doctors and ...

Published: 01 Sep 2018

Medicolegal risks and rewards of working at scale

To safely deliver new models of care it is essential that practices adapt their processes and structures. Processes that successfully deliver safe and effective care in a small, single partner practice are not likely to cater to all the risks faced by a ...

Source: Pulse
Published: 17 Jan 2017

Essentials of Medicolegal Death Investigation

Despatched in 2 business days. Essentials of Medicolegal Death Investigation uses a unique approach by combining medical issues, injury patterns, and investigative procedures to provide the reader with the basic fundamentals for a death investigation.

Source: Foyles
Published: 02 Sep 2017

Medicolegal and Bioethics

An international, peer-reviewed, open access journal exploring the application of law to medical and drug research and practice and the related ethical and moral considerations. The journal is characterized by the rapid reporting of reviews, case reports ...

Source: Dove Medical Press
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Sayers to Seek 6th Term as Coroner

He continues to maintain educational requirements for Pennsylvania Coroners' Education Board and recently obtained recertification as diplomatic status with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, a national recognition certifying that he ...

Source: State College
Published: 12 Feb 2019

Sayers announces another run for Centre coroner

Sayers just obtained recertification as Diplomatic status with ABMDI, the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. This is national recognition certifying that he meets and exceeds national standards in the performance of his coroner’s duties.

Source: Lock Haven
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Tissue donations referrals soar in Ottawa County

The Medicolegal Death Investigation software is cloud-based and allows officials to share real-time case information for non-hospital deaths. The county began using the it in November 2017. “If it’s two…or three in the morning, Gift of Life is ...

Source: WZZM
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Cook seeks reelection as Erie County Coroner

Cook has served on the Pennsylvania State Coroner's Education Board, is a past president of the Pennsylvania State Coroner's Association, is a diplomat with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigation and a fellow with the International ...

Source: Erie Times-News
Published: 10 Feb 2019

Trends and Risk Factors in Orthopedic Lawsuits: Analysis of a National Legal Database

Westlaw has been used to examine medicolegal proceedings in neurosurgery, otolaryngology, colorectal surgery, urology, and emergency medicine. 13–17 The search terms “orthopaedic or orthopedic” and “malpractice” were used to identify pertinent ...

Source: Healio
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Medicolegal risks of GPs discharging patients from hospital

As Pulse has reported, GPs have been asked to attend their local hospital to help discharge patients early and take over their medical care, with the aim of freeing up hospital beds. GPs who are asked to support their local hospital will need to consider a ...

Source: Pulse
Published: 13 Jan 2017

Majority of Knee, Hip Replacements Last 25 Years

Thus, physicians need to know how long these replacements are likely to last, not only to help them advise patients and benchmark different implants but also for purposes of medicolegal assessment. For each study, Evans and colleagues conducted a ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Longevity of hip, knee replacements in OA patients estimated

These findings should be “of use to patients, people providing and commissioning health-care services, and those needing an estimate of knee replacement survival for medicolegal purposes,” they say.

Published: 15 Feb 2019

Slain Adams County deputy made his life about serving his community and country

From May 2013 until June 2016, he even served as a Colorado P.O.S.T. Deputy County Coroner/Certified Medicolegal Death Investigator with the Adams County Government. On March 8 2016, he transferred from the Army National Guard to the Air National Guard in ...

Source: KUSA
Published: 31 Jan 2019

Coroner plans to run for eighth term

Warco said he has been certified by the board of the American Medicolegal Death Investigators. He is a member of the Society of Medicolegal Death Investigators, in addition to serving for several years as an executive board member with the Pennsylvania ...

Source: Observer-Reporter
Published: 05 Jan 2019

Suicide Risk Assessment and Management: Tips for Improving Care and Outcomes

When thinking about a case like this, determining how to ensure delivery of excellent care while balancing medicolegal demands may seem to be an impossible task. Recent increased attention to the alarming public health problem of suicide has led to greater ...

Source: Psychiatric Times
Published: 31 Jan 2019

Under the M: Forensic Science expert to deliver keynote lecture at Medicolegal Death Conference

Henry C. Lee, one of the world’s foremost forensic scientists, is scheduled to deliver a keynote address from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday during a dinner event at the University of Montana as part of the 2016 Montana Medicolegal Death Investigation ...

Source: Missoulian
Published: 08 Aug 2016

Doctors in Nagpur learn the about the formalities to handle medicolegal cases

NAGPUR: Private hospitals are increasingly handling cases of road traffic accidents, poisoning, attempts to suicide and others that involve police. Such medicolegal cases require the doctors and other professionals understand the formal aspect of handling ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 20 Sep 2015

Chlamydia trachomatis

Confirmation of the diagnosis can be made by culture (the required diagnostic study in medicolegal cases of sexual abuse) or by nucleic acid amplification testing. Several non–culture-based techniques are available for testing urethral swab specimens ...

Source: Clinical Advisor
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Medicolegal neglect? The case for physical activity promotion and Exercise Medicine

Correspondence to Richard Weiler, Specialist Registrar in Sport & Exercise Medicine, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Homerton Row, London E9 6SR, UK; rweiler{at} Pandemic levels of physical inactivity result in a huge ...

Published: 02 Jun 2011

What they make: Examining salaries of state, local public officials

The next 11 highest paid work for the Board of Medicolegal Investigations, according to the data. A number of other top-paid employees work as psychiatrists or clinical directors for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

Source: NewsOK
Published: 06 Jan 2019

A Contemporary Medicolegal Analysis of Implanted Devices for Chronic Pain Management

BACKGROUND: Analysis of closed malpractice claims allows the study of rare but serious complications and likely results in improved patient safety by raising awareness of such complications. Clinical studies and closed claims analyses have previously ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 01 Jan 2009

Despite law, medical examiner investigators go to fewer than 1 in 5 death scenes

Neither Santoro nor any of his colleagues who have gotten into trouble have been certified by the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. County officials say they aim eventually to have all investigators certified. They also say they plan to ...

Source: Chicago Sun-Times
Published: 02 Feb 2018

No standards: medicolegal investigation of deaths

Each year, about 230 000 residents of Canada die.1 In unexplained, unexpected or violent deaths, coroners or medical examiners are charged with determining why and how the person died.2 However, concerns have been raised about the quality of medicolegal ...

Source: CMAJ
Published: 16 Feb 2016

Denver mother seeks answers after son killed in Montbello shooting

In order to preserve the evidence we ask that our Medicolegal Investigators are the only ones to make physical contact after pronouncement in order to preserve that evidence. We rarely need the next-of-kin to make an identification as most people have ...

Source: FOX31 Denver
Published: 07 Jan 2019