Medical Spa Legal Issues 101

Medical spas are proliferating everywhere, especially in California.  Special legal rules apply to physicians, nurses, and laypersons establishing medical spas.

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Obamacare Health Care Law Will Create More Start-Ups

Federal health care reform will create more business opportunities for entrepreneurs.

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Healing circles gather support

A Florida hospital is incorporating healing circles into its repertoire of health care modalities.

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National Animal Rights Conference 2011 continues the journey home

I found myself drawn to the National Animal Rights conference in Los Angeles and was surprised by many things, mostly internal.

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Expanding Health Industry Generates New Complementary Medicine BA

Healthcare will generate 3.2 million new wage and salary jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than any other industry; in response, one university offers a BA in complementary and alternative medicine.

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National Cancer Institute director explains complementary medicine

The National Cancer Institute director explains complementary medicine; and a university hospital offers information about a stunning array of complementary therapies, from hypnosis to electromagnetic therapy.

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A place for spirituality in health care

Health care fraud affects the little guy - there is a place for spirituality in health care, but it has to be balanced, and people who provide these services must be psychologically mature and personally whole, as well as intuitively gifted.

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Meditation Amps The Gray Cells, Study Shows

Research shows meditation helps "ze little gray cells," as Hercule Poirot used to say.

 

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Can a Medical Spa Hire a Physician As Its Medical Director

With the ever-increasing popularity of medical spas, legal questions surrounding ownership become ever more important to address.

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Corporate practice of medicine doctrine varies by state and by prohibition

Does the corporate practice of medicine bar apply to other allied health professionals, such as physical therapists, and prohibit a layperson or general corporation from directly hiring these health care practitioners?

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Health care freedom debate continues with prosecution for colonic irrigation

Is colonic irrigation the unlicensed practice of medicine, or a legally sanctioned non-licensed healing art?

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