Legal

MedEsthetics July/August 2018 Legal Issues

It is not uncommon for an employee to leave a company and join a competitor’s business or launch their own shop in the same community. As a practice owner in the highly competitive arena of...

MedEsthetics May/June 2018

Using pharmaceuticals “off-label”—that is, in ways that are not specified by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—is technically legal but somewhat controversial in aesthetic...

MedEsthetics April 2018

You might think your business has the greatest name in the world, but if you can’t actually use it, it will do you far more harm than good. This is why it is well worth spending a few thousand...

Understanding Employe Leave Laws

Suppose your front office manager asked for a leave of absence to care for an ailing family member. Do you know his rights and your obligations? For example, “How much time off are you required to...

MedEsthetics Jan/Feb 2018 Legal Issues

In 2012, 64 patients died and an additional 751 were injured due to contaminated compounded medications formulated and distributed by the New England Compounding Center. As a result, compounding...

MedEsthetics Legal Issues Nov/Dec 2017

Operating a medical aesthetic practice is expensive, and profit margins can be precarious, particularly when a business is in its beginning stages. It’s no surprise, therefore, that practice...